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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

What did your Raso ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Miller

    14%
  • Printer

    14%

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

Raso Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Raso. 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 Raso. For the veterans among your Raso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raso Life Expectancy

What is the average Raso lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raso 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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