Rawe Family History

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Rawe Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Raw. North German: variant of Rave.

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

Similar surnames: Raye, Hawe, Dawe, Race, Grawe, Rave, Rowe, Rahe, Raw, Rape

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Rawe Family Origin

Where is the Rawe family from?

Rawe Family Occupations

What did your Rawe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rawe family was Malster. Cooper, Dressmaker and Jeweller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawe. The most common Rawe occupation in Canada was Cooper. 14% of Rawe's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

  • Dressmaker

  • Jeweller

  • Malster


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

Rawe Historical Records

What Rawe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rawe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rawe. 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 795 military records available for the last name Rawe. For the veterans among your Rawe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rawe Life Expectancy

What is the average Rawe lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rawe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rawe in 1950 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rawe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rawe 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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