Rachow Family History

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Rachow Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Rackow, Zachow, Rakow, Malchow, Muchow, Rannow, Rachel, Cahow, Grabow

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Rachow Family Origin

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Rachow Family Occupations

What did your Rachow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rachow family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rachow. The most common Rachow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rachow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Lager Beer Saloon

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%

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

Rachow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rachow. 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 Rachow. For the veterans among your Rachow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rachow Life Expectancy

What is the average Rachow lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rachow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rachow in 1956 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rachow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rachow 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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