Rosenbaum Family History

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Rosenbaum Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a rosebush, Middle High German rosenboum. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of modern German Rosenbaum ‘rose bush’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rosenblum, Greenbaum, Rosenblatt, Rosenau, Rosenbluth, Lindenbaum

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Rosenbaum Family Origin

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Rosenbaum Family Occupations

What did your Rosenbaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rosenbaum family was Commission Agent. The most common Rosenbaum occupation in the UK was Pawnbroker. 10% of Rosenbaum's were Pawnbrokers. Pawnbroker, Tailor and Chief Clerk (Chemical Wks) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosenbaum.

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  • Pawnbroker

  • Tailor

  • Chief Clerk (Chemical Wks)

  • Commission Agent


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rosenbaum ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rosenbaum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosenbaum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenbaum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rosenbaum. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rosenbaum. For the veterans among your Rosenbaum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosenbaum Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosenbaum lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenbaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rosenbaum in 1945 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosenbaum ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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