Rathgeb Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Rathgeb Name Meaning

Southern and Swiss German: variant of Rathgeber.

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


Similar surnames: Rothgeb, Rather, Raths, Rathe, Tatge, Bathke, Ratke, Lather, Mathew

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Rathgeb Family Origin

Where is the Rathgeb family from?

Rathgeb Family Occupations

What did your Rathgeb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Miner, Baker and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rathgeb. The most common Rathgeb occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 20% of Rathgeb's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Rathgeb family was Deyer.

View Census data for Rathgeb | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Boot Maker

    10%
  • Deyer

    10%

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

Rathgeb Historical Records

What Rathgeb family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Rathgeb

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rathgeb. 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.

View all Rathgeb immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rathgeb. For the veterans among your Rathgeb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Rathgeb military records

You've only scratched the surface of Rathgeb family history.

Rathgeb Life Expectancy

What is the average Rathgeb lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rathgeb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Rathgeb in 1963 was 77, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rathgeb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rathgeb 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.

Famous Rathgeb Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name