Rase Family History
Rase Name Meaning
German: from a short form of the personal name Erasmus or from a short form of a Slavic personal name with the first element rad ‘merry joyful’. Compare Rasch South German (Räse): variant of Räss unflattering nickname from Middle High German ræʒe ‘sharp biting cutting; wild furious’. Compare Race . English (of Norman origin): variant of Race .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press