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Ratkovich Family History

Ratkovich Name Meaning
Serbian and Croatian (Ratkovic): patronymic from the personal name Ratko, pet form of Rado, derived from Old Slavic rad ‘merry’, ‘joyful’.Jewish (from Lithuania): variant spelling of Rotkovich, a metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rodke, a pet form of Rode, of ultimate Czech origin.

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

3,293 Historical Documents with Ratkovich on Ancestry
1,574 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
340 Military Records
196 Immigration Records
669 Census and Voter Lists
514 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ratkovich Families

  • Number of Ratkovich families
     8 - 13
     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

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Ratkovich Family Origin

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