Raker Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, Raghar, composed of rag- ‘advice’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Germanized spelling of Slovenian Rakar, occupational name for someone who caught and sold crayfish (see Rak).

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


Similar surnames: Rager, Rader, Rayer, Rater, Raber, Roker, Braker, Reker, Haker, Baker

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Raker Family Origin

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Raker Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    27%
  • Ag Laborer

    9%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Raker family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raker. The most common Raker occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 27% of Raker's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Raker Historical Records

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Raker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Raker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Raker in 1944 was 24, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raker

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