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Rawdon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the place so called in West Yorkshire, named with Old Norse rauðr ‘red’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Sawdon, Brandon, Lawton, Baldon, Haddon, Badon, Abdon, Gawron, Rigdon

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Rawdon Family Origin

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Rawdon Family Occupations

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  • Agricl Laborer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Barrister At Law

    3%

In 1881, the most common Rawdon occupation in the UK was Agricl Laborer. 3% of Rawdon's were Agricl Laborers. Agricl Laborer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawdon. A less common occupation for the Rawdon family was Barrister At Law.

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Rawdon Historical Records

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Rawdon Life Expectancy

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