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The Rosell surname is a Cornish habitation name taken on from the place name Ryswal in the parish of Towednack. The place name comes from the Cornish words "res," meaning "ford," and "wall," meaning "a rampart."

Rosell Early Origins



The surname Rosell was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor.

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Rosell Spelling Variations


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Rosell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rossell, Rosewell, Rosewall, Rosswell and others.

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Rosell Early History


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Rosell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosell research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1306, 1327, 1519, 1599, 1619, 1725, 1520, 1588, 1640, 1590, 1656, 1630, 1692, 1679, 1722, 1635, 1684, 1671 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Rosell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rosell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rosell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was William Rosewell (born about 1520), Solicitor-General to Queen Elizabeth, born in Loxton, Somerset; Richard Rosewell (c.1588-1640) of Dunkerton, gentleman; Sir Henry Rosewell (1590-1656) of Forde Abbey, Devon...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Francis Rosell, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1683
  • Michaell Rosell, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1683

Rosell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Rosell, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743

Rosell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Vicente Rosell, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Juan Rosell, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1809
  • Jose Rosell, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1837
  • Antonio Rosell, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosell (post 1700)



  • Ernst Rosell (1881-1953), Swedish Olympic gold medalist for shooting at the 1908 games

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Rosell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rosell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rosell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 April 2014 at 09:02.

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