Rain Name Meaning

English: variant of Raine. German: topographic name from Middle High German rein ‘margin’, ‘boundary’, or a habitational name from a place in Bavaria named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Hain, Bain, Drain, Rann, Cain, Raine, Train, Frain, Raun, Fain

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Rain Family Origin

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Rain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Laundress

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rain. A less common occupation for the Rain family was Laundress. The most common Rain occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Rain's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Rain | Data not to scale

Rain Historical Records

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Rain Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Rain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rain in 1961 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rain

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