Rabe Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German rab(e), rapp(e) ‘raven’. Compare Rapp 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rave, Raber, Rube, Rahe, Gabe, Rase, Rape, Race, Rauer, Rake

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Rabe Family Origin

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Rabe Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rabe family was Tailor. The most common Rabe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rabe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rabe.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%

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Rabe Historical Records

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Rabe Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Rabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rabe in 1955 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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