Raben Family History

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Raben Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name containing the element hraban ‘raven’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rabin.

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


Similar surnames: Raber, Ruben, Paben, Rabin, Raven, Hagen, Maben, Rabel, Rabey, Rubin

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Raben Family Origin

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Raben Family Occupations

What did your Raben ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raben. 15% of Raben men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Raben women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raben were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Saleslady
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Raben Historical Records

What Raben family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raben 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 662 immigration records available for the last name Raben. 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 985 military records available for the last name Raben. For the veterans among your Raben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raben Life Expectancy

What is the average Raben lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Raben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Raben in 1952 was 39, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raben 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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