Ratkovich Family History

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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

What did your Ratkovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ratkovich. 12% of Ratkovich men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Ratkovich women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ratkovich were Waiter and Cleaning Cores

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Waiter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Check Room Attendenant
    6%
  • Cleaning Cores
    6%

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

Ratkovich Historical Records

What Ratkovich family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 669 census records available for the last name Ratkovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratkovich 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Ratkovich. 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 415 military records available for the last name Ratkovich. For the veterans among your Ratkovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ratkovich Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratkovich lifespan?

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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