Raver Family History

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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

What did your Raver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raver family was Keeping House. 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.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Raver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Raver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raver 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 502 immigration records available for the last name Raver. 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 Raver. For the veterans among your Raver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raver Life Expectancy

What is the average Raver lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raver 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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