Raz Name Meaning

Jewish: of uncertain origin; possibly a modern Hebrew name meaning ‘secret’.

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


Similar surnames: Ram, Baz, Ratz, Paz, Ranz, Rai, Danz, Rak, Ray, Razo

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Raz Family Origin

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Raz Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Raz occupation in Canada was Student. 33% of Raz's were Students. Student, Cultivateur and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raz. A less common occupation for the Raz family was Farmer.

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  • Student

    33%
  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Cultivateur Son

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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Raz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Raz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Raz. For the veterans among your Raz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raz Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Raz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Raz in 1955 was 40, and 57 in 2004.

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