Racer Family History

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Racer Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Röser (see Rosser).

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


Similar surnames: Facer, Raver, Raser, Rader, Kacer, Raper, Raker, Ramer, Race, Riser

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Racer Family Origin

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Racer Family Occupations

What did your Racer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Racer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Racer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Racer. A less common occupation for the Racer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Racer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Racer Life Expectancy

What is the average Racer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Racer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Racer in 1956 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Racer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Racer 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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