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Walraven Family History

Walraven Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from Walravan, a personal name composed of the elements wal ‘battlefield’ + hraban ‘raven’. The personal name was popular among knights and patricians of the Lower Rhine and Upper Swabian region, where the family name is still common. JXE, CG, exg eg adds a variant***This name is also found in England.

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

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Name Distribution of Walraven Families

  • Number of Walraven families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Walraven families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Walraven last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Walraven Family Origin

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Walraven Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Walraven

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Walraven Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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