Rakow Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from places so named near Grimmen in Pomerania and Doberan in Mecklenburg, or from some other similarly named place.

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


Similar surnames: Rackow, Barkow, Gadow, Jagow, Rachow, Grabow, Rambow, Krakow, Raco

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Rakow Family Origin

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Rakow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Capper

    6%
  • House Keeping

    6%

In 1880, the most common Rakow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rakow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Capper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rakow. A less common occupation for the Rakow family was House Keeping.

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Rakow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Rakow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rakow in 1945 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rakow

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