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Rasp Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German raspen ‘to scrape together’, ‘amass’, a nickname for a greedy person. North German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made rasps or used one in his work, from Middle Low German raspe ‘file’, ‘rasp’, ‘grater’.

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


Similar surnames: Ras, Rapp, Ramp, Raap, Grass, Raspa, Prast, Ramm, Asp, Raak

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Rasp Family Origin

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Rasp Family Occupations

What did your Rasp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rasp. A less common occupation for the Rasp family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Rasp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rasp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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

Rasp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rasp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rasp 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 Rasp. 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 Rasp. For the veterans among your Rasp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rasp Life Expectancy

What is the average Rasp lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rasp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rasp in 1959 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rasp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rasp 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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