Raatz Family History

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Raatz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Silesia, near Wroclaw (Breslau). German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. Perhaps an altered spelling of the Dutch family name Raats, a variant of Raad.

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


Similar surnames: Raetz, Ratz, Baatz, Faatz, Reitz, Gratz, Kraatz, Raddatz, Ranz, Raak

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Raatz Family Origin

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Raatz Family Occupations

What did your Raatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raatz. 49% of Raatz men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Raatz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raatz were Salesman and Farm Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    30%
  • Assembler
    20%
  • Farm Work
    20%

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

Raatz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raatz 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 577 immigration records available for the last name Raatz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Raatz. For the veterans among your Raatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raatz Life Expectancy

What is the average Raatz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Raatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Raatz in 1960 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

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