Roskam Family History

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Roskam Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle High German roskamp, Middle Dutch roscam ‘currycomb’, ‘horse comb’.

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

Similar surnames: Rock, Rosman, Roskamp, Rossum, Rotan, Rokos, Kosa, Raspa, Roske

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Roskam Family Origin

Where is the Roskam family from?

Roskam Family Occupations

What did your Roskam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Private Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roskam. 34% of Roskam men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Private Secretary

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

Roskam Historical Records

What Roskam family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roskam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roskam 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 652 immigration records available for the last name Roskam. 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 198 military records available for the last name Roskam. For the veterans among your Roskam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roskam Life Expectancy

What is the average Roskam lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Roskam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Roskam in 1959 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roskam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roskam 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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