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Rosholt Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farms called Røsholt in southeastern Norway, named with Old Norse, either ross ‘mare’ or ruð ‘clearing’ + holt ‘grove’, ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Rossow, Roston, Bockholt, Rosson, Roehl, Kronholm, Rothell, Rosh

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Rosholt Family Origin

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Rosholt Family Occupations

What did your Rosholt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rosholt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rosholt's were Farmers. Farmer and Teaching School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rosholt.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Teaching School

    50%

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Rosholt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosholt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosholt 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 Rosholt. 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 Rosholt. For the veterans among your Rosholt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosholt Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosholt lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Rosholt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rosholt in 1965 was 84, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosholt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosholt 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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