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Rauh Surname Meaning

German: variant of Rau . Slovenian and Croatian: from German Rauch ‘smoke’. In part it is an altered form of the Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname but in part it is probably also used as a translation into German of the Slovenian surname Dim .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Raue, Rauch, Ruh, Rau, Rash, Raun, Rauth, Saur, Rath, Lau

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Where is the Rauh family from?

You can see how Rauh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rauh family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rauh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 81 Rauh families living in Missouri. This was about 26% of all the recorded Rauh's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Rauh families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rauh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rauh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rauh. 25% of Rauh men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Rauh women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rauh were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rauh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rauh 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rauh. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Rauh. For the veterans among your Rauh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rauh lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rauh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rauh in 1952 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

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