Rathmell Family History

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Rathmell Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Rathmell in North Yorkshire, so named from Old Norse rauðr ‘red’ + melr ‘sandbank’.

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


Similar surnames: Rothwell, Ravenell, Ramsdell, Cartmell, Rothell, Rishell, Ashwell

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Rathmell Family Origin

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Rathmell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Buying Grain

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Rathmell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Rathmell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Buying Grain were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rathmell. A less common occupation for the Rathmell family was Farm Laborer.

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Rathmell Historical Records

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Rathmell Life Expectancy

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