Rauch Name Meaning

variant of Rau. perhaps an occupational nickname for a blacksmith or charcoal burner, from Middle High German rouch, German Rauch ‘smoke’, or, in the case of the German name, a status name or nickname relating to a hearth tax (i.e. a tax that was calculated according to the number of fireplaces in each individual home).

List of People with Surname Rauch

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,950 people with the surname Rauch. Among these people surnamed Rauch, there are approximately 571 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. David Rauch, George Rauch and John Rauch are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Rauch, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Pennsylvania has the most people surnamed Rauch, with a total of 341 people, and there are a total of 211 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rauch, with a total of 231 people and an average of 166 distinct names.