Rauch Family History

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Rauch Name Meaning

variant of Rau. perhaps an occupational nickname for a blacksmith or charcoal burner, from Middle High German rouch, German Rauch ‘smoke’, or, in the case of the German name, a status name or nickname relating to a hearth tax (i.e. a tax that was calculated according to the number of fireplaces in each individual home).

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


Similar surnames: Rasch, Jauch, Rach, Auch, Mauch, Rausch, Ruch, Gauch, Rauth, Bauch

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Rauch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rauch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rauch. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    40%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • European Jewish

    4%

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Rauch Family Origin

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Rauch Family Occupations

What did your Rauch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rauch occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 100% of Rauch's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    100%

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Rauch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Rauch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rauch 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Rauch. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Rauch. For the veterans among your Rauch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rauch Life Expectancy

What is the average Rauch lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rauch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rauch in 1940 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rauch 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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