Rawlins Family History

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Rawlins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Rawling.

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

Similar surnames: Rawlings, Rawlinson, Rawling, Dawkins, Hawkins, Rollins, Rawls

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Rawlins Family Origin

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Rawlins Family Occupations

What did your Rawlins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rawlins family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawlins. The most common Rawlins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rawlins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Rawlins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rawlins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawlins 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rawlins. 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 Rawlins. For the veterans among your Rawlins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rawlins Life Expectancy

What is the average Rawlins lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rawlins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rawlins in 1942 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rawlins 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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