Roser Family History

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Roser Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew (see Rose 1), with the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. German (Röser): habitational name from places called Rös, Roes, or Rösa in Bavaria, Rhineland, and Saxony, or a variant of Rosser. Swiss German (Röser): from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on hrod ‘renown’. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Rose, Noser, Roder, Rosen, Romer, Moser, Rosner, Roker, Risher, Oser

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Roser Family Origin

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Roser Family Occupations

What did your Roser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Police Constable and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roser. The most common Roser occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Roser's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Roser family was General Laborer.

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Police Constable

    6%
  • Dairyman

    4%
  • General Laborer

    4%

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

Roser Historical Records

What Roser family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Roser

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Roser. 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 Roser. For the veterans among your Roser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roser Life Expectancy

What is the average Roser lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Roser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Roser in 1949 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roser 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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