Rakestraw Family History

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Rakestraw Name Meaning

English: nickname for a scavenger, from Old English racian ‘to rake’ + streaw ‘straw’. Americanized spelling of German Rockstroh.

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


Similar surnames: Straw, Rakes, Kustra, Raker, Keslar, Reeser, Haberstroh, Westray

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Rakestraw Family Origin

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Rakestraw Family Occupations

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  • Painter

    100%

In 1881, the most common Rakestraw occupation in Canada was Painter. 100% of Rakestraw's were Painters.

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Rakestraw Historical Records

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Rakestraw Life Expectancy

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