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Rabe Family History

Rabe Name Meaning
German: nickname from Middle High German rab(e), rapp(e) ‘raven’. Compare Rapp 2.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

131,165 Historical Documents with Rabe on Ancestry.com
50,628 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,568 Military Records
6,407 Immigration Records
20,941 Census and Voter Lists
46,621 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rabe Families

  • Number of Rabe families
     56 - 110
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rabe families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rabe families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rabe census records

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Rabe Family Origin

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Rabe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rabe

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Rabe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rabe census records

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Rabe Civil War Service Records

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