Ragen Family History

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Ragen Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of Irish Ragen. Alternatively, it could perhaps be a habitational name from Ragen in Tyrol, Austria.

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

Similar surnames: Rager, Hagen, Agen, Regen, Gagen, Ragan, Raden, Sagen, Rauen, Sage

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Ragen Family Origin

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Ragen Family Occupations

What did your Ragen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ragen family was Labourer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ragen. The most common Ragen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Ragen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labourer

  • Labourer


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

Ragen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ragen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ragen 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 655 immigration records available for the last name Ragen. 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 Ragen. For the veterans among your Ragen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ragen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ragen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ragen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ragen in 1962 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ragen 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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