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Raver Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Röver (see Roever ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Racer, Rover, Rader, Saver, Craver, Gaver, River, Ramer, Raser, Raper

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Where is the Raver family from?

You can see how Raver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Raver families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 18 Raver families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Raver's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Raver families in 1891.
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What did your Raver ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Raver. 100% of Raver women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Raver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 502 immigration records available for the last name Raver. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Raver. For the veterans among your Raver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raver lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Raver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Raver in 1943 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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