Raska Name Meaning

Czech (Raška): from a pet form of any of various Slavic personal names formed with rad- ‘joyful’ as the first element.

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

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Raska Family Origin

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Raska Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Gardener

    11%
  • Grocier

    11%
  • Miller (Flour)

    11%

In 1880, Laborer, Gardener and Grocier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raska. The most common Raska occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Raska's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Raska family was Miller (Flour).

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Raska Historical Records

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Raska Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Raska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Raska in 1963 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raska

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