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Raque Family History

Raque Name Meaning

from a personal name of Germanic origin, a short form of compound names with the first element ragin ‘counsel’. topographic name from Old Picard raque ‘marsh’, ‘slough’, ‘fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Rase, Radde, Roque, Ramus, Radke, Raum, Ranum, Raske, Rake, Laque

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Where is the Raque family from?

You can see how Raque families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raque family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Raque families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 14 Raque families living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Raque's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Raque families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Raque surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Raque ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Raque. 78% of Raque men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    78%
  • Caretaker
    23%
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Census Records

There are 598 census records available for the last name Raque. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raque 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 139 immigration records available for the last name Raque. 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 200 military records available for the last name Raque. For the veterans among your Raque ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raque lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Raque life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Raque in 1970 was 48, and 56 in 2004.

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