Ragsdale Family History

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Ragsdale Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from Ragdale in Leicestershire, which is probably named from Old English hraca ‘gully’, ‘narrow pass’ + dæl ‘valley’, ‘dale’.

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


Similar surnames: Dugdale, Lonsdale, Ramsdell, Dimsdale, Drysdale, Teesdale, Dinsdale

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Ragsdale Family Origin

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Ragsdale Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ragsdale. The most common Ragsdale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Ragsdale's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ragsdale family was Farming.

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Ragsdale Historical Records

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Ragsdale Life Expectancy

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Famous Ragsdale Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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