Rauch Name Meaning

variant of Rau. perhaps an occupational nickname for a blacksmith or charcoal burner, from Middle High German rouch, German Rauch ‘smoke’, or, in the case of the German name, a status name or nickname relating to a hearth tax (i.e. a tax that was calculated according to the number of fireplaces in each individual home).

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

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Rauch Family Origin

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Rauch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rauch family was Butcher. The most common Rauch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rauch's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rauch.

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Rauch Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Rauch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rauch in 1940 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rauch

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