Rater Name Meaning

occupational name meaning ‘counselor’, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rat, modern German Rat ‘counsel’. from a Germanic personal name based on rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. habitational name for someone from places called Rath or Rathen.

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


Similar surnames: Rader, Raber, Rather, Rager, Raker, Reder, Rayer, Raiter, Kater

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Rater Family Origin

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Rater Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeps House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Domestic Serv

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rater family was Domestic Serv. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rater. The most common Rater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Rater's were Farmers.

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Rater Historical Records

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Rater Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Rater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rater in 1960 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rater

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