Rathbone Family History

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Rathbone Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Radbourn in Warwickshire or Radbourne in Derbyshire, both of which get their names from Old English hreod ‘reeds’ (a collective singular) + burna ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Rathfon, Richmond, Ramson, Rampone, Trone, Rhone, Rushton, Tyrone

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Rathbone Family Origin

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Rathbone Family Occupations

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  • Potter

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Potter, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rathbone. The most common Rathbone occupation in the UK was Potter. 3% of Rathbone's were Potters. A less common occupation for the Rathbone family was Labourer.

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Rathbone Historical Records

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Rathbone Life Expectancy

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