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Ratkovich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Ratković (see Ratkovic ). Jewish (from Lithuania): variant of Rotkovich a metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rodke a pet form of Rode ultimately of Czech origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Matkovich, Radovich, Rakich, Milkovich, Petkovich, Yurkovich

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Where is the Ratkovich family from?

You can see how Ratkovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ratkovich family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Ratkovich families living in California. This was about 32% of all the recorded Ratkovich's in USA. California had the highest population of Ratkovich families in 1920.
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What did your Ratkovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ratkovich. 25% of Ratkovich men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ratkovich women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ratkovich were Farmer and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Waiter
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 669 census records available for the last name Ratkovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratkovich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 215 immigration records available for the last name Ratkovich. 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 Cards

There are 415 military records available for the last name Ratkovich. For the veterans among your Ratkovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ratkovich lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ratkovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ratkovich in 1957 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

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