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Raglin Family History

Raglin Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; perhaps an altered spelling of English Ragland. German: altered spelling of Reglin, a variant of Regelin, from a short form of a Germanic personal name (see Rager 3).

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

Similar surnames: Eglin, Ragain, Matlin, Koglin, Maslin, Fallin, Carlin, Hamlin, Ragon

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Where is the Raglin family from?

You can see how Raglin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raglin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Raglin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Raglin families living in Tennessee. This was about 45% of all the recorded Raglin's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Raglin families in 1840.
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What did your Raglin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raglin. 34% of Raglin men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Raglin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raglin were Truck Driver and Cook.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Porter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Raglin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raglin 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Raglin. 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 982 military records available for the last name Raglin. For the veterans among your Raglin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raglin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Raglin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Raglin in 1951 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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