Rask Family History

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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

What did your Rask ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rask ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rask Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rask. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rask census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Rask

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rask. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rask. For the veterans among your Rask ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rask Life Expectancy

What is the average Rask lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rask

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rask ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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