Rasey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Racy, Racey. Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Rasi (see Rase 4) or of Dutch Rasy, a metonymic occupational name for someone who weighed out or measured corn, from Middle Dutch razier ‘corn measure’.

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


Similar surnames: Rarey, Basey, Razey, Rase, Racey, Rabey, Ramsey, Kasey, Raper, Causey

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Rasey Family Origin

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Rasey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Drayman

    8%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Bender In Shaft Works

    4%

In 1880, the most common Rasey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rasey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rasey family was Bender In Shaft Works. Farmer, Drayman and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rasey.

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Rasey Historical Records

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Rasey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Rasey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rasey in 1963 was 78, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rasey

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