Raether Family History

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Raether Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name formed with rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. habitational name from Rathen (Rhineland) or from any of several places called Rath.

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


Similar surnames: Rater, Rather, Reeter, Retter, Rathe, Rathert, Roether, Rother

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Raether Family Origin

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Raether Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Raether occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Raether's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Raether family was Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raether.

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Raether Historical Records

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Raether Life Expectancy

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