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Rosenthal Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places named Rosenthal or Rosendahl (‘rose valley’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the German compound Rosenthal ‘rose valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Lowenthal, Rosenwald, Wiesenthal, Rosenau, Rosendahl, Odenthal

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Rosenthal Family Origin

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Rosenthal Family Occupations

What did your Rosenthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Tailor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rosenthal. 2% of Rosenthal men worked as a Ladies Tailor and 44% of Rosenthal women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosenthal were Private Means and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Tailor
    2%
  • Tailor
    2%
  • Gents Hairdresser
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    44%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rosenthal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Rosenthal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenthal 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 46,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosenthal. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Rosenthal. For the veterans among your Rosenthal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosenthal Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosenthal lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rosenthal in 1940 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosenthal

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