Ratcliff Family History

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Ratcliff Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in various parts of England, called Ratcliff(e), Radcliffe, Redcliff, or Radclive, all of which derive their names from Old English read ‘red’ + clif ‘cliff’, ‘slope’, ‘riverbank’.

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

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Ratcliff Family Origin

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Ratcliff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratcliff. A less common occupation for the Ratcliff family was Keeping House. The most common Ratcliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ratcliff's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Ratcliff | Data not to scale

Ratcliff Historical Records

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Ratcliff Life Expectancy

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