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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Dutch

Meaning & History

Means "from Rossum", a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. It is mentioned as Rotheheim in a 9th-century document, and is derived from Dutch rothe "cleared area in a forest" and heim "home".

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VariantVan Rossem

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