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Rakers Name Meaning

occupational name for a hangman or torturer, from a derivative of Middle Dutch racke ‘rack’. from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch raken ‘to rake’, presumably an metonymic occupational name for a farmer.

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

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Rakers Family Origin

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Rakers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Collar Maker

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rakers family was Laborer. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Collar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rakers. The most common Rakers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Rakers's were Farmers.

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Rakers Life Expectancy

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