Ratke Family History

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Ratke Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Rathke.

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


Similar surnames: Raske, Radtke, Rocke, Bathke, Rape, Dalke, Rahe, Satre, Darke, Taake

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Ratke Family Origin

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Ratke Family Occupations

What did your Ratke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ratke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ratke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratke. A less common occupation for the Ratke family was Deck Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    30%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Deck Laborer

    10%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ratke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ratke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ratke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ratke. 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 Ratke. For the veterans among your Ratke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ratke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ratke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Ratke in 1957 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ratke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ratke 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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