Walraven Family History

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Walraven Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Walravan, a personal name composed of the elements wal ‘battlefield’ + hraban ‘raven’. The personal name was popular among knights and patricians of the Lower Rhine and Upper Swabian region, where the family name is still common. This name is also found in England.

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


Similar surnames: Raven, Waisanen, Walter, Laven, Parvin, Warthen, Clasen, Maren

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Walraven Family Origin

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Walraven Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Walraven occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 100% of Walraven's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

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Walraven Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Walraven Life Expectancy

What is the average Walraven lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Walraven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Walraven in 1956 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

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