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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Catalan : variant of Catalan Rossell.
  • Catalan : possibly also a habitational name from Rossell, a town in Castelló de la Plana.
  • Swedish : ornamental name composed of the elements ros ‘rose’ + the common surname suffix -ell, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.
  • Probably an altered spelling of German Rösel (see Roesel).

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