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Rawke Family History

Rawke 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: Rake, Radke, Raske, Ranke, Rawe, Ratke, Hawke, Rawle, Rank, Hawk

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Where is the Rawke family from?

You can see how Rawke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawke family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Rawke families living in Carmarthenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Rawke's in United Kingdom. Carmarthenshire had the highest population of Rawke families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawke ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rawke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 42 census records available for the last name Rawke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawke 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Rawke. 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 3 military records available for the last name Rawke. For the veterans among your Rawke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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