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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


Similar surnames: Rathje, Rathe, Rathel, Bethke, Patzke, Kratzke, Gatzke, Raschke

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Rathke Family Origin

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Rathke Family Occupations

What did your Rathke ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tanner

    6%

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

Rathke Historical Records

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

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Rathke Life Expectancy

What is the average Rathke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Rathke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rathke in 1956 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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