Rossi Family History

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Rossi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from Rosso. This is the commonest surname in Italy. It is also found as a family name in Greece.

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

Similar surnames: Russi, Rosi, Ross, Rassi, Rosso, Grossi, Ossi, Rossa, Rossin, Rossini

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Rossi Family Origin

Where is the Rossi family from?

Rossi Family Occupations

What did your Rossi ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rossi family was Carman. The most common Rossi occupation in the UK was Tailor. 16% of Rossi's were Tailors. Tailor, Artist Painter and Barometer Frame Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rossi.

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  • Tailor

  • Artist Painter

  • Barometer Frame Maker

  • Carman


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

Rossi Historical Records

What Rossi family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Rossi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossi 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 43,000 immigration records available for the last name Rossi. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Rossi. For the veterans among your Rossi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rossi Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossi lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rossi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rossi in 1940 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rossi

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossi 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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