Rawling Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Rawling Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Rawlin, Old French Raulin, a double diminutive of Raw 1, with the Anglo-Norman French suffixes -el and -in.

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

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Rawling Family Origin

Where is the Rawling family from?

Rawling Family Occupations

What did your Rawling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rawling family was Mason. The most common Rawling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Rawling's were Farmers. Farmer, Potter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawling.

View Census data for Rawling | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Potter

  • Laborer

  • Mason


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

Rawling Historical Records

What Rawling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Rawling

Passenger List

There are 642 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.

View all Rawling immigration records

Draft Card

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.

View all Rawling military records

You've only scratched the surface of Rawling family history.

Rawling Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rawling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rawling 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.

Famous Rawling Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Look up another name