Rabe Family History

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Rabe Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German rab(e), rapp(e) ‘raven’. Compare Rapp 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rave, Raber, Rube, Rahe, Gabe, Rase, Rape, Race, Rauer, Rake

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Rabe Family Origin

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Rabe Family Occupations

What did your Rabe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rabe occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 60% of Rabe's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Rabe family was Going To School. Cultivateur and Cultivateur Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rabe.

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  • Cultivateur

    60%
  • Cultivateur Son

    20%
  • Going To School

    20%

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

Rabe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rabe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rabe 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 Rabe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Rabe. For the veterans among your Rabe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rabe Life Expectancy

What is the average Rabe lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rabe in 1955 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rabe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rabe 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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