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Ratkovich Name Meaning

Serbian and Croatian (Ratkovic): patronymic from the personal name Ratko, pet form of Rado, derived from Old Slavic rad ‘merry’, ‘joyful’. Jewish (from Lithuania): variant spelling of Rotkovich, a metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rodke, a pet form of Rode, of ultimate Czech origin.

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


Similar surnames: Matkovich, Radovich, Rakich, Milkovich, Petkovich, Yurkovich

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Ratkovich Family Origin

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Ratkovich Family Occupations

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Ratkovich Historical Records

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Ratkovich Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ratkovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ratkovich in 1957 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

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