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Rawdon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the place so called in West Yorkshire, named with Old Norse rauðr ‘red’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Sawdon, Brandon, Lawton, Baldon, Haddon, Badon, Abdon, Gawron, Rigdon

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Rawdon Family Origin

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Rawdon Family Occupations

What did your Rawdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Brakeman On R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawdon. A less common occupation for the Rawdon family was Buys & Sells Produce. The most common Rawdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Rawdon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Brakeman On R.R.

    3%
  • Buys & Sells Produce

    3%

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Rawdon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Rawdon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Rawdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Rawdon lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Rawdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Rawdon in 1953 was 59, and 54 in 2004.

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United States

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