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Rauch Family History

Rauch Name Meaning
variant of Rau.perhaps an occupational nickname for a blacksmith or charcoal burner, from Middle High German rouch, German Rauch ‘smoke’, or, in the case of the German name, a status name or nickname relating to a hearth tax (i.e. a tax that was calculated according to the number of fireplaces in each individual home).

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

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78,475 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,308 Military Records
7,415 Immigration Records
31,146 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rauch Families

  • Number of Rauch families
     103 - 204
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rauch families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rauch last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rauch Family Origin

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Rauch Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rauch

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Rauch Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rauch Civil War Service Records

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