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Rahe Surname Meaning

German: nickname for a rough individual northern variant of Rauh (see Rau ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rave, Rahm, Rahl, Rawe, Rabe, Rase, Krahe, Rahr, Race, Rohe

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Where is the Rahe family from?

You can see how Rahe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rahe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rahe families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Rahe families living in Lancashire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Rahe's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Rahe families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rahe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rahe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rahe. 100% of Rahe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rahe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rahe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rahe. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rahe. For the veterans among your Rahe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rahe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rahe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rahe in 1960 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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