Rasey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Rasey was derived from one of several place names in the German empire, such as Rasch near Nuremberg or Raschau in Saxony. The surname most likely emerged independently in several different kingdoms before it began to branch to still more regions.

Early Origins of the Rasey family

The surname Rasey was first found in Pomerania, where the name could be considered to have made a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of modern Europe. Chronicles first mention Johann Rasche of Stralsund, Pomerania, in 1277, Ruel Rascher of Frankfurt in 1300, and Cunrath Rasch of Allgae, Pomerania in 1361. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the tribal and national conflicts at a time when groups sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

Early History of the Rasey family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rasey research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1645 is included under the topic Early Rasey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rasey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rasch, Raasch, Rasche, Raschers, Raschig and many more.

Early Notables of the Rasey family (pre 1700)

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Australia Rasey migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Rasey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 22nd March 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/coromandel-and-experiment


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