Ragatz Family History

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Ragatz Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name from Ragaz in Grison canton.

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

Similar surnames: Raatz, Gatz, Ravitz, Raddatz, Kraatz, Ratz, Raak, Faatz, Radatz, Haga

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Ragatz Family Origin

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Ragatz Family Occupations

What did your Ragatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Garden were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ragatz. The most common Ragatz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ragatz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ragatz family was Mach..

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Garden

  • Mach.


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

Ragatz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ragatz Life Expectancy

What is the average Ragatz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ragatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ragatz in 1964 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ragatz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ragatz 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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