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Rauth Family History

Rauth Name Meaning
from Middle High German (ge)riute ‘clearing’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing or occupational name for a clearer of woodland, or a habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria.American spelling of Rath.

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

19,661 Historical Documents with Rauth on Ancestry.com
7,974 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
899 Military Records
1,220 Immigration Records
4,933 Census and Voter Lists
4,635 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rauth Families

  • Number of Rauth families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rauth families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rauth last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rauth Family Origin

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Rauth Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rauth

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Rauth Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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