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Walraven Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Walravan, a personal name composed of the elements wal ‘battlefield’ + hraban ‘raven’. The personal name was popular among knights and patricians of the Lower Rhine and Upper Swabian region, where the family name is still common. This name is also found in England.

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


Similar surnames: Raven, Waisanen, Walter, Laven, Parvin, Warthen, Clasen, Maren

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Walraven Family Origin

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Walraven Family Occupations

What did your Walraven ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walraven family was Common Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walraven. The most common Walraven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Walraven's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Common Laborer

    2%

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Walraven Historical Records

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

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Walraven Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Walraven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Walraven in 1956 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

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