Raska Family History

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Raska Name Meaning

Czech (Raška): from a pet form of any of various Slavic personal names formed with rad- ‘joyful’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Raske, Laska, Radka, Kaska, Rada, Radke, Gaska, Jarka, Kaske, Raak

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Raska Family Origin

Where is the Raska family from?

Raska Family Occupations

What did your Raska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raska family was Miller (Flour). The most common Raska occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Raska's were Laborers. Laborer, Gardener and Grocier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raska.

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  • Laborer

  • Gardener

  • Grocier

  • Miller (Flour)


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

Raska Historical Records

What Raska family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Raska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raska 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Raska. 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 561 military records available for the last name Raska. For the veterans among your Raska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raska Life Expectancy

What is the average Raska lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Raska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Raska in 1963 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raska

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raska 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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