Racer Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Röser (see Rosser).

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


Similar surnames: Facer, Raver, Raser, Rader, Kacer, Raper, Raker, Ramer, Race, Riser

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Racer Family Origin

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Racer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Racer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Racer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Racer. A less common occupation for the Racer family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Racer | Data not to scale

Racer Historical Records

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Racer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Racer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Racer in 1956 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Racer

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