Ratte Name Meaning

German: from Middle German ratte ‘rat’, hence a nickname from the animal, perhaps for a sly and agile individual. Dutch: possibly a nickname from Middle Dutch ratte ‘rat’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Matte, Ratto, Rutter, Rahe, Satter, Bratt, Raiter, Gatt, Ratke, Rayle

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Ratte Family Origin

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Ratte Family Occupations

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  • Jeweller

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Scythe Polisher

    25%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    25%

In 1880, the most common Ratte occupation in the USA was Jeweller. 25% of Ratte's were Jewellers. A less common occupation for the Ratte family was Works In Cotton Mill. Jeweller, Laborer and Scythe Polisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratte.

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Ratte Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Ratte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ratte in 1951 was 48, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ratte

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