Racine Family History

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Racine Name Meaning

French: from Old French racine ‘root’; a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of root vegetables, or a nickname for a tenacious and stubborn man. It is frequently found translated as Root.

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


Similar surnames: Radice, Raine, Laine, Reine, Saline, Maine, Rapin, Maline, Marine

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Racine Family Origin

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Racine Family Occupations

What did your Racine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Racine. 18% of Racine men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Racine women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Racine were Truck Driver and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housework
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Racine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Racine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Racine 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Racine. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Racine. For the veterans among your Racine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Racine Life Expectancy

What is the average Racine lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Racine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Racine in 1950 was 26, and 67 in 2004.

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