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Rauner Family History

Rauner Name Meaning

German: nickname for a gossipmonger or rumormonger, from Middle High German runer ‘whisperer’, ‘slanderer’. German: habitational name for someone from Raun near Plauen or from Hohenraunau (formerly Raun) in Allgäu.

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


Similar surnames: Brauner, Rauser, Rauber, Zauner, Rahner, Radner, Rasner, Ratner

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Where is the Rauner family from?

You can see how Rauner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rauner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rauner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Rauner families living in Indiana. This was about 32% of all the recorded Rauner's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Rauner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rauner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rauner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rauner. 22% of Rauner men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Rauner women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rauner were Labor and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Labor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Secretary
    22%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Operator
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rauner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rauner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 537 immigration records available for the last name Rauner. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rauner. For the veterans among your Rauner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rauner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rauner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Rauner in 1949 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

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