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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 Slavic possessive suffix -in.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Raskin family from?

You can see how Raskin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raskin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Raskin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Raskin families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Raskin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Raskin families in 1911.
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What did your Raskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Raskin. 78% of Raskin men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Raskin women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raskin were Tailor and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    78%
  • Tailor
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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