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Rascoe Family History

Rascoe Name Meaning

Americanized form of Racicot a surname of French origin. Compare Rasco English: variant of Roscoe . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Rasco, Roscoe, Ruscoe, Pascoe, Race, Asche, Rasche, Rasch, Pasco

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Where is the Rascoe family from?

You can see how Rascoe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rascoe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rascoe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Rascoe families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Rascoe's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rascoe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rascoe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rascoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rascoe. 26% of Rascoe men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Rascoe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rascoe were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .

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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
    26%
  • Farmer
    26%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rascoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rascoe 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 222 immigration records available for the last name Rascoe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rascoe. For the veterans among your Rascoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rascoe lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rascoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Rascoe in 1951 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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