Rafuse Family History

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Rafuse Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; found mainly in Nova Scotia. Possibly an altered spelling of German Rehfuss ‘deer foot’, a nickname for someone who was fleet of foot, or Raufuss, a nickname for a crude man from Middle High German ruh fuoz ‘hairy foot’.

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


Similar surnames: Sause, Krause, Rauser, Raus, Rasey, Rouse, Brause, Rauch, Ruge, Taube

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Rafuse Family Origin

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Rafuse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Fisherman

    8%
  • Going To School

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rafuse family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Fisherman and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rafuse. The most common Rafuse occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Rafuse's were Farmers.

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Rafuse Historical Records

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Rafuse Life Expectancy

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