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Rousseau Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with red hair, from a diminutive of Roux.

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


Similar surnames: Rossell, Rougeau, Rossey, Rossel, Rouse, Brousseau, Brosseau, Dusseau

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Rousseau Family Origin

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Rousseau Family Occupations

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  • Armourer R Nav

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Caulker Dockyard (Ship Bldr)

    11%
  • Cook (Not Dom)

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rousseau family was Cook (Not Dom). Armourer R Nav, Cabinet Maker and Caulker Dockyard (Ship Bldr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rousseau. The most common Rousseau occupation in the UK was Armourer R Nav. 11% of Rousseau's were Armourer R Navs.

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Rousseau Historical Records

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Rousseau Life Expectancy

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Famous Rousseau Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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