Rosenwald Family History

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Rosenwald Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example in East Prussia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German compound Rosenwald ‘rose wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Rosenfeld, Rodewald, Rosenthal, Seewald, Rosenberg, Rosenheim

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Rosenwald Family Origin

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Rosenwald Family Occupations

What did your Rosenwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rosenwald occupation in the UK was Dock Labourer. 100% of Rosenwald's were Dock Labourers.

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  • Dock Labourer


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Rosenwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rosenwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenwald 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosenwald. 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 727 military records available for the last name Rosenwald. For the veterans among your Rosenwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosenwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosenwald lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rosenwald in 1948 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosenwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosenwald 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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