Rathje Family History

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Rathje Name Meaning

Frisian: from a pet form of Rath 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rathjen, Rathe, Rathke, Rathel, Mathe, Mathie, Rath, Sathre, Nathe

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Rathje Family Origin

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Rathje Family Occupations

What did your Rathje ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rathje family was Miller. Farmer, Grocer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rathje. The most common Rathje occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rathje's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Merchant

    13%
  • Miller

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rathje ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rathje Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rathje. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rathje 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rathje. 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 Rathje. For the veterans among your Rathje ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rathje Life Expectancy

What is the average Rathje lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rathje life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rathje in 1963 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rathje

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rathje ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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