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Noble surnames, such as Rosete, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Rosete, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Rosete family originally lived in a place where wild roses grew. The surname is derived from the Latin word rosa, which means rose. The family name Rosete is also derived from the given name Rose.
Early Origins of the Rosete family
The surname Rosete was first found in Old Castile
, in the mountains near Santander.
Early History of the Rosete family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosete research.Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1352 is included under the topic Early Rosete History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Rosete Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ros, de Ros, Rosas, de Rosas, Rosa, de la Rosa, Rosal, del Rosal, Rosales, de Rosales, Rosete, Rosano, Rosana, Roso and many more.
Early Notables of the Rosete family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were seventeenth century Chilean historian Diego de Rosales, a Jesuit priest who defended the rights of the Indians; seventeenth century Spanish playwright Pedro Rosete; nineteenth century Argentinian military officer Leonardo Rosales; nineteenth century Spanish painter Eduardo... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosete Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rosete family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rosete Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Raimundo Rosete, aged 28, who arrived in America from Spain, in 1893
Rosete Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Henry Rosete, aged 27, who arrived in America from Paris, in 1907
- Manuel Rosete, aged 23, who arrived in America from Cardenas, Cuba, in 1922
- Albina Rosete, aged 25, who arrived in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1922
Contemporary Notables of the name Rosete (post 1700)
- Jose Rosete (b. 1975), American actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer
- Martín Rosete, Spanish Goya Award winning film and commercial director