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Rawking Family History

Rawking 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: Rawling, Rawding, Hawkins, Hacking, Raskin, Ramming, Rankin, Rankins

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Where is the Rawking family from?

You can see how Rawking families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawking family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Rawking families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 4 Rawking families living in Essex. This was 100% of all the recorded Rawking's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Rawking families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawking surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawking ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 20 census records available for the last name Rawking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawking 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Rawking. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rawking. For the veterans among your Rawking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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