Raso Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: nickname for someone with close-cropped hair, from raso ‘level’, ‘smooth’, ‘bare’; alternatively, the Italian name may correspond to the past participle rasato, meaning ‘shaven’. Raso also means ‘satin’, and in some cases the name may have arisen from this sense of the word. Portuguese, Galician and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Raso, in Portugal, and in A Coruña (Galicia) and Ávila provinces.

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


Similar surnames: Ramo, Ras, Rayo, Rase, Raco, Rast, Rao, Razo, Rado, Riso

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Raso Family Origin

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Raso Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Raso occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Raso's were Farmers. Farmer and Miller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Raso. A less common occupation for the Raso family was Printer.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Miller

    14%
  • Printer

    14%

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Raso Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Raso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raso in 1958 was 36, and 84 in 2004.

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