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Rawling Surname Meaning

English: from Middle English Raulin from an Old French diminutive of Raul a form of or corresponding to Ralph both sometimes used of the same man: for example Ralph de Knyghton also called Raulyn in 1377. Compare Raw and Rawlinson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Darling, Rowling, Ayling, Arling, Halling, Dowling, Dalling, Harling

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Where is the Rawling family from?

You can see how Rawling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rawling families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 45 Rawling families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Rawling's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rawling families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawling ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rawling. 100% of Rawling 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Rawling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rawling. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Rawling lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rawling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rawling in 1953 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

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