Raaf Family History

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Raaf Name Meaning

Dutch (de Raaf): variant of Rave.

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


Similar surnames: Raap, Raff, Raak, Raes, Haaf, Raab, Raad, Raef, Braam, Naef

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Raaf Family Origin

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Raaf Family Occupations

What did your Raaf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Raaf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Raaf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Raaf family was Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raaf.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    20%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Raaf ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Raaf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raaf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raaf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Raaf

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Raaf. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Raaf. For the veterans among your Raaf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raaf Life Expectancy

What is the average Raaf lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Raaf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Raaf in 1963 was 84, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raaf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raaf ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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