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Rawk Family History

Rawk Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Rank, Hawk, Rak, Raak, Raw, Rack, Rawl, Rask, Rawe, Rawn

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Where is the Rawk family from?

You can see how Rawk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawk family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Rawk family living in Florida. This was about 33% of all the recorded Rawk's in USA. Florida and 2 other states had the highest population of Rawk families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rawk. 100% of Rawk men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Rawk women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 174 census records available for the last name Rawk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawk 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Rawk. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6 military records available for the last name Rawk. For the veterans among your Rawk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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