Rasey Family History

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Rasey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Racy, Racey. Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Rasi (see Rase 4) or of Dutch Rasy, a metonymic occupational name for someone who weighed out or measured corn, from Middle Dutch razier ‘corn measure’.

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


Similar surnames: Rarey, Basey, Razey, Rase, Racey, Rabey, Ramsey, Kasey, Raper, Causey

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Rasey Family Origin

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Rasey Family Occupations

What did your Rasey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Drayman and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rasey. The most common Rasey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rasey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rasey family was Bender In Shaft Works.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Drayman

    8%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Bender In Shaft Works

    4%

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

Rasey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rasey Life Expectancy

What is the average Rasey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rasey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rasey in 1963 was 78, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rasey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rasey 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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