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Ratliff Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ratliff name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ratliff. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Ratliff Family Origin

Where is the Ratliff family from?

Ratliff Family Occupations

What did your Ratliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ratliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Ratliff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratliff. A less common occupation for the Ratliff family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Ratliff Historical Records

What Ratliff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Ratliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratliff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ratliff. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Ratliff. For the veterans among your Ratliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ratliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratliff lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ratliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ratliff in 1943 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ratliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ratliff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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