Raskin Family History

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Raskin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Raske, a pet form of Biblical Rachel + the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in. Dutch: from a reduced pet form of the personal name Erasmus (see Rasmus).

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

Similar surnames: Haskin, Baskin, Laskin, Riskin, Ruskin, Bassin, Lakin, Rabkin, Markin

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Raskin Family Origin

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Raskin Family Occupations

What did your Raskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Raskin. The most common Raskin occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Raskin's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer


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Raskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Raskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raskin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Raskin. 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 Raskin. For the veterans among your Raskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Raskin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Raskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Raskin in 1943 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raskin

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