Raatz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Silesia, near Wroclaw (Breslau). German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. Perhaps an altered spelling of the Dutch family name Raats, a variant of Raad.

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


Similar surnames: Raetz, Ratz, Baatz, Faatz, Reitz, Gratz, Kraatz, Raddatz, Ranz, Raak

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Raatz Family Origin

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Raatz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Engineer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, the most common Raatz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Raatz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raatz. A less common occupation for the Raatz family was Keeping House.

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Raatz Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Raatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Raatz in 1960 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raatz

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