Rabe Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German rab(e), rapp(e) ‘raven’. Compare Rapp 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rave, Raber, Rube, Rahe, Gabe, Rase, Rape, Race, Rauer, Rake

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Rabe Family Origin

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Rabe Family Occupations

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  • Coal miner

    50%
  • Lithographer Photographer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Rabe occupation in the UK was Coal miner. 50% of Rabe's were Coal miners. Coal miner and Lithographer Photographer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rabe.

Source: Census data for Rabe | Data not to scale

Rabe Historical Records

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Rabe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Rabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rabe in 1955 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rabe

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