Raisch Family History

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Raisch Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from Middle High German risch, rusch ‘reed’, ‘rush’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a reed bed, or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who used or harvested reeds. South German: variant of Rösch (see Roesch).

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


Similar surnames: Reisch, Risch, Rausch, Rasch, Rusch, Masch, Fisch, Frisch, Tasch

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Raisch Family Origin

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Raisch Family Occupations

What did your Raisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raisch. 14% of Raisch men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Raisch women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raisch were House Painter and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • House Painter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    9%
  • Box Maker
    6%
  • Housework
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%

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

Raisch Historical Records

What Raisch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raisch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raisch 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 858 immigration records available for the last name Raisch. 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 730 military records available for the last name Raisch. For the veterans among your Raisch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raisch Life Expectancy

What is the average Raisch lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Raisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Raisch in 1959 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raisch

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