Rater Family History

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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

What did your Rater ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Rater.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Rater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rater 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 288 immigration records available for the last name Rater. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rater. For the veterans among your Rater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rater Life Expectancy

What is the average Rater lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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