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Rauth Name Meaning

from Middle High German (ge)riute ‘clearing’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing or occupational name for a clearer of woodland, or a habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria. American spelling of Rath.

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

Similar surnames: Raith, Rath, Routh, Rauch, Rush, Barth, Rausch, Baruth, Garth, Kath

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You can see how Rauth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rauth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rauth families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Rauth families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 53% of all the recorded Rauth's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Rauth families in 1911.
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What did your Rauth ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Rauth. 43% of Rauth men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fils Cultivateur
  • Cultivateur
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rauth. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rauth. For the veterans among your Rauth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rauth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rauth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rauth in 1962 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

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