Rosson Family History

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Rosson Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rostherne in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Rodestorne, from the Old Scandinavian personal name Rauthr + Old English thorn or thyrne ‘thorn tree’. Italian: from an augmentative of Rosso.

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


Similar surnames: Roston, Rosso, Bossom, Rossen, Robson, Gosson, Rossin, Posson, Musson

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Rosson Family Origin

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Rosson Family Occupations

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  • Straw Hat Manufacturer

    15%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Beer Retailer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rosson family was Beer Retailer. Straw Hat Manufacturer, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosson. The most common Rosson occupation in the UK was Straw Hat Manufacturer. 15% of Rosson's were Straw Hat Manufacturers.

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Rosson Historical Records

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Rosson Life Expectancy

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