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Rathfon Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Rathvon, of uncertain origin; possibly from a Germanic personal name formed with rat, rad ‘advice’ + -fons (as in the Visigothic personal name Alfons; compare Old High German funs ‘quick’, ‘active’).

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


Similar surnames: Ragon, Caton, Kathman, Bathon, Rathbone, Lathrop, Paton, Rathe

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Rathfon Family Origin

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Rathfon Family Occupations

What did your Rathfon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rathfon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Rathfon's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rathfon. A less common occupation for the Rathfon family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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Rathfon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Rathfon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Rathfon Life Expectancy

What is the average Rathfon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, Rathfon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rathfon in 1964 was 93, and 65 in 2004.

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