Rae Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McRae.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ray, Rao, Ra, Rase, Ras, Rad, Rau, Roe, Oran, Raes

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Rae Family Origin

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Rae Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Rae occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Rae's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rae. A less common occupation for the Rae family was Annuitant.

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Rae Historical Records

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Rae Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Rae life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Rae in 1944 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rae

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