Rathsack Family History

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Rathsack Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from Raczak, a pet form of Slavic personal names with the first element rad- ‘joyful’, for example Radoslav; or, according to another opinion, a Germanized form of Slavic radzak ‘adviser’.

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

Similar surnames: Radack, Raak, Patrick, Railsback, Rusak, Roshak, Bathrick, Bratsch

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Rathsack Family Origin

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Rathsack Family Occupations

What did your Rathsack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rathsack occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 25% of Rathsack's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rathsack. A less common occupation for the Rathsack family was Ship Carpenter.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Ship Carpenter


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

Rathsack Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Draft Card

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

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Rathsack Life Expectancy

What is the average Rathsack lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Rathsack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Rathsack in 1957 was 45, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rathsack

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