Rathke Family History

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Rathke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Rath 2.

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

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Rathke Family Origin

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Rathke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tanner

    6%

In 1880, the most common Rathke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rathke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rathke family was Tanner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rathke.

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Rathke Historical Records

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Rathke Life Expectancy

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