Raught Family History

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Raught Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Rath. Possibly also a respelling of English Rought (unexplained).

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

Similar surnames: Haught, Vaught, Rought, Faught, Paugh, Haugh, Baugh, Brought, Gaugh

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Raught Family Origin

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Raught Family Occupations

What did your Raught ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raught family was Brick And Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raught. The most common Raught occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Raught's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Brick And Stone Mason


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

Raught Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raught. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raught 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Raught. 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 357 military records available for the last name Raught. For the veterans among your Raught ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raught Life Expectancy

What is the average Raught lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Raught life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Raught in 1962 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raught

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raught 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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