Rathfon Family History

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Rathfon Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Rathvon, of uncertain origin; possibly from a Germanic personal name formed with rat, rad ‘advice’ + -fons (as in the Visigothic personal name Alfons; compare Old High German funs ‘quick’, ‘active’).

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

Similar surnames: Ragon, Caton, Kathman, Bathon, Rathbone, Lathrop, Paton, Rathe

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Rathfon Family Origin

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Rathfon Family Occupations

What did your Rathfon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Rathfon. 50% of Rathfon men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Manager

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

Rathfon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rathfon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rathfon 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 55 immigration records available for the last name Rathfon. 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 375 military records available for the last name Rathfon. For the veterans among your Rathfon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rathfon Life Expectancy

What is the average Rathfon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rathfon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rathfon in 1964 was 93, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rathfon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rathfon 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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