Raso Family History

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Raso Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: nickname for someone with close-cropped hair, from raso ‘level’, ‘smooth’, ‘bare’; alternatively, the Italian name may correspond to the past participle rasato, meaning ‘shaven’. Raso also means ‘satin’, and in some cases the name may have arisen from this sense of the word. Portuguese, Galician and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Raso, in Portugal, and in A Coruña (Galicia) and Ávila provinces.

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

Similar surnames: Ramo, Ras, Rayo, Rase, Raco, Rast, Rao, Razo, Rado, Riso

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Raso Family Origin

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Raso Family Occupations

What did your Raso ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Raso. 29% of Raso men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Blacksmith
  • Engineer
  • Logger

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

Raso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Raso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raso 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Raso. 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 686 military records available for the last name Raso. For the veterans among your Raso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raso Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Raso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raso in 1958 was 36, and 84 in 2004.

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