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Rabin Family History

Rabin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): status name for a rabbi, from Polish, Ukrainian, and Belorussian rabin ‘rabbi’ (ultimately from Hebrew rav). French: diminutive of Raba.

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

Similar surnames: Ravin, Rubin, Robin, Babin, Radin, Raben, Rabkin, Sabin, Rusin, Kain

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Where is the Rabin family from?

You can see how Rabin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rabin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rabin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rabin family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rabin's in the USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Rabin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rabin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rabin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rabin. 23% of Rabin men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Rabin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rabin were Farmer and Teacher.

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Rabin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rabin 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 Rabin. 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 940 military records available for the last name Rabin. For the veterans among your Rabin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rabin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rabin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rabin in 1956 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

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