Rask Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: nickname from rask ‘quick’; in Sweden, a soldier’s name.

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


Similar surnames: Rank, Ras, Kask, Rasp, Ask, Rak, Raak, Raso, Rack, Hast

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Rask Family Origin

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Rask Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rask. The most common Rask occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Rask's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rask family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Rask Historical Records

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Rask Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Rask life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rask in 1953 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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