Raver Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Röver (see Roever).

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


Similar surnames: Racer, Rover, Rader, Saver, Craver, Gaver, River, Ramer, Raser, Raper

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Raver Family Origin

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Raver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Raver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Raver's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raver. A less common occupation for the Raver family was Keeping House.

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Raver Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Raver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Raver in 1943 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raver

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