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Raspe Family History

Raspe Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rase, Rasp, Rappe, Raspa, Raske, Rampe, Rape, Ras, Rose, Hase

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Where is the Raspe family from?

You can see how Raspe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raspe family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Raspe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 Raspe families living in Maryland. This was about 91% of all the recorded Raspe's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Raspe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Raspe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Raspe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist was the top reported job for people in the USA named Raspe. 50% of Raspe men worked as a Machinist. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Machinist
  • Fisherman
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Census Records

There are 469 census records available for the last name Raspe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raspe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 148 immigration records available for the last name Raspe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 241 military records available for the last name Raspe. For the veterans among your Raspe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raspe lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Raspe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Raspe in 1959 was 70, and 81 in 2003.

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