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Rase Family History

Rase Surname Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Erasmus or from a short form of a Slavic personal name with the first element rad ‘merry joyful’. Compare Rasch South German (Räse): variant of Räss unflattering nickname from Middle High German ræʒe ‘sharp biting cutting; wild furious’. Compare Race . English (of Norman origin): variant of Race .

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

Similar surnames: Ras, Rose, Kase, Raske, Race, Rast, Hase, Rake, Raso, Lage

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Where is the Rase family from?

You can see how Rase families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rase family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rase families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 14 Rase families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 12% of all the recorded Rase's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Rase families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rase surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rase ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrician and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Rase. 100% of Rase men worked as an Electrician and 100% of Rase 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Rase. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rase 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 Rase. 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 Rase. For the veterans among your Rase ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rase lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rase life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rase in 1952 was 44, and 62 in 2004.

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