Rasor Family History

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Rasor Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of razors or a barber, from Old French rasor, rasur ‘razor’. Humanist Latinized form of the German occupational name Bartscherer ‘barber’ (literally ‘beard cutter’), recorded as early as the 14th century.

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

Similar surnames: Maser, Raysor, Raisor, Rader, Kaser, Kastor, Rasch, Rasey, Bason

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Rasor Family Origin

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Rasor Family Occupations

What did your Rasor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rasor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Rasor's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rasor. A less common occupation for the Rasor family was Hotel Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Hotel Keeper


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

Rasor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rasor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rasor 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 491 immigration records available for the last name Rasor. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rasor. For the veterans among your Rasor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rasor Life Expectancy

What is the average Rasor lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rasor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rasor in 1942 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rasor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rasor 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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