Ratcliff Family History

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Ratcliff Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in various parts of England, called Ratcliff(e), Radcliffe, Redcliff, or Radclive, all of which derive their names from Old English read ‘red’ + clif ‘cliff’, ‘slope’, ‘riverbank’.

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


Similar surnames: Antcliff, Gatliff, Sutcliffe, Cliff, Stancliff, Aliff, Bailiff

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Ratcliff Family Origin

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Ratcliff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Scholar

    18%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Miller

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Scholar and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratcliff. A less common occupation for the Ratcliff family was Miller. The most common Ratcliff occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Ratcliff's were Farmers.

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Ratcliff Historical Records

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Ratcliff Life Expectancy

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