Raithel Family History

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Raithel Name Meaning

diminutive of Raith 3. topographic name for someone living within the extent of a farm, die Hofreite. nickname for a rough individual, from Middle High German reitel ‘pole’, ‘cudgel’.

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

Similar surnames: Raith, Rachel, Rittel, Rather, Reitzel, Eitel, Raiter, Knittel, Ramel

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Raithel Family Origin

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Raithel Family Occupations

What did your Raithel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raithel. 15% of Raithel men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Raithel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raithel were Candy Maker and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Candy Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Cook

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

Raithel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raithel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raithel 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Raithel. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Raithel. For the veterans among your Raithel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raithel Life Expectancy

What is the average Raithel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Raithel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Raithel in 1962 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raithel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raithel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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