Raisanen Family History

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Raisanen Name Meaning

Finnish (Räisänen): from an unexplained personal name (possibly of Russian Orthodox origin) + the common surname suffix -nen. It occurs chiefly in central and eastern Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Waisanen, Laitinen, Niskanen, Rantanen, Moilanen, Karvonen, Baisden

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Raisanen Family Origin

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Raisanen Family Occupations

What did your Raisanen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raisanen. 33% of Raisanen men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Raisanen women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raisanen were Handy Man and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Handy Man

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Stenographer
  • Maid

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

Raisanen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Raisanen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raisanen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 609 immigration records available for the last name Raisanen. 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 237 military records available for the last name Raisanen. For the veterans among your Raisanen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raisanen Life Expectancy

What is the average Raisanen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Raisanen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Raisanen in 1957 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

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