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Railsback Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Railsbach, a habitational name of uncertain origin, probably a reduced form of Raigelsbach, from Middle High German reigel ‘heron’ + bach ‘stream’, ‘creek’; or an altered spelling of Reulbach, a habitational name from a place so named in the Rhön Mountains in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Kalmbach, Albach, Raisbeck, Rasnick, Halbach, Weisbach, Griesbach

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Railsback Family Origin

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Railsback Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Railsback. The most common Railsback occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Railsback's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Railsback family was Laborer.

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