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Rachow Family History

Rachow Name Meaning
German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

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

11,588 Historical Documents with Rachow on Ancestry.com
2,363 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
471 Military Records
492 Immigration Records
3,939 Census and Voter Lists
4,323 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rachow Families

  • Number of Rachow families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rachow census records

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Rachow Family Origin

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Rachow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Rachow families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Rachow

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Rachow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rachow census records

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Military Service by Rachow

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