Raba Family History

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Raba Name Meaning

French: from a dialect variant of rabe ‘turnip’, ‘oilseed rape’ (itself a southern form of rave); a metonymic occupational name for a grower of turnips or rape, or perhaps a derisory nickname. Hungarian (Rába): habitational name from a place called Rába, or alternatively a topographic name for someone who lived by the river Rába, a tributary of the Danube in western Hungary. The name also occurs in Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Kaba, Rada, Rana, Rapa, Rama, Riba, Baba, Haba, Raia, Gaba

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Raba Family Origin

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Raba Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raba. 28% of Raba men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Labor
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework

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

Raba Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 594 immigration records available for the last name Raba. 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 578 military records available for the last name Raba. For the veterans among your Raba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raba Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Raba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Raba in 1963 was 75, and 44 in 2004.

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