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Raha Family History

Raha Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rana, Rada, Rahm, Raba, Rama, Rapa, Raia, Raya, Rahal, Raja

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Where is the Raha family from?

You can see how Raha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raha family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Raha families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 Raha families living in Ohio. This was about 83% of all the recorded Raha's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Raha families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Raha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Raha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Raha. 60% of Raha men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Decorator
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Census Records

There are 405 census records available for the last name Raha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raha 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 190 immigration records available for the last name Raha. 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 53 military records available for the last name Raha. For the veterans among your Raha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raha lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Raha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Raha in 1968 was 76, and 92 in 2003.

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