Raw Name Meaning

from a medieval personal name, a variant of Ralph. topographic name for someone who lived at a row (a hedgerow or a row of houses), from northern Middle English raw ‘row’, Old English raw.

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


Similar surnames: Ram, Ray, Rau, Maw, Law, Haw, Ras, Daw, Rew, Rad

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Raw Family Origin

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Raw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Lead Miner

    4%
  • Stone Mason

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Raw family was Stone Mason. The most common Raw occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Raw's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Lead Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raw.

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Raw Historical Records

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Raw Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Raw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Raw in 1963 was 82, and 87 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raw

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