Rausch Family History

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Rausch Name Meaning

nickname for a noisy person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German ruschen ‘to make a noise’. topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, from Middle High German rusch(e) ‘reed’.

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

Similar surnames: Raisch, Rusch, Rasch, Tausch, Rauch, Lausch, Bausch, Rauser, Dausch

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Rausch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rausch name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Rausch Family Origin

Where is the Rausch family from?

Rausch Family Occupations

What did your Rausch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rausch occupation in Canada was Joiner & Painter. 100% of Rausch's were Joiner & Painters.

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  • Joiner & Painter


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

Rausch Historical Records

What Rausch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Rausch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rausch 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Rausch. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Rausch. For the veterans among your Rausch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rausch Life Expectancy

What is the average Rausch lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rausch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Rausch in 1940 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rausch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rausch 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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