Rask Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: nickname from rask ‘quick’; in Sweden, a soldier’s name.

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


Similar surnames: Rank, Ras, Kask, Rasp, Ask, Rak, Raak, Raso, Rack, Hast

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Rask Family Origin

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Rask Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    50%
  • Formerly A Dom Servant

    50%

In 1881, the most common Rask occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 50% of Rask's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer and Formerly A Dom Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rask.

Source: Census data for Rask | Data not to scale

Rask Historical Records

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Rask Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Rask life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rask in 1953 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rask

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