Raun Family History

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Raun Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Rowan. German and Danish: habitational name from a place so named near Plauen, eastern Germany. Danish: nickname from ravn ‘raven’.

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

Similar surnames: Rain, Daun, Rauen, Rau, Hain, Rawn, Raum, Braun, Laun, Rahn

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Raun Family Origin

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Raun Family Occupations

What did your Raun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Agents For Patents were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raun. A less common occupation for the Raun family was Architect. The most common Raun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Raun's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Agents For Patents

  • Architect


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

Raun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raun 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 717 immigration records available for the last name Raun. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Raun. For the veterans among your Raun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raun Life Expectancy

What is the average Raun lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Raun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raun in 1963 was 78, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raun 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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