Rawl Family History

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Rawl Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raghaill ‘descendant of Raghall’.

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

Similar surnames: Fall, Gall, Rawn, Rao, Rahlf, Rahl, Rawls, Lail, Robl, Pawel

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Rawl Family Origin

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Rawl Family Occupations

What did your Rawl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rawl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rawl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rawl family was Farming. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawl.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Rawl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rawl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawl 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Rawl. 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 700 military records available for the last name Rawl. For the veterans among your Rawl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rawl Life Expectancy

What is the average Rawl lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rawl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Rawl in 1964 was 78, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rawl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rawl 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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