Early Origins of the Rosan family
The surname Rosan was first found in Italy, where bearers of Rosan were found since the Middle Ages in many areas of Italy, including Venetia, Emilia and the south. The spelling variations
on the name which end in "o" are mostly from the south, whereas those that end in "i" are mostly from the north. The name Rosan, like many Italian surnames began as a personal name
long before it was adopted as a surname; the name means "rose."
Early History of the Rosan family
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Rosan Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rosa, De Rosa, Rosas, Rosi, Di Rosa, La Rosa, Larosa, Roselli, Rosellini, Rosiello, Rosetti, Rosettini, Rosettin, Rosina, Rosini, Rosin, Rosita, Rosoni, Rosone, Roson, Rosani, Rosano, Rosan, Rosanelli, Rosatto and many more.
Early Notables of the Rosan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rosan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rosan Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Eliza S. Rosan, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of the Avon" in 1859