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Raines Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Rayne in Essex, recorded in Domesday Book as Raines, possibly from an unattested Old English word, hrægene ‘shelter’, ‘eminence’. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rennes in Brittany. English: patronymic from Raine 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rayne, cognate with Raine 2 and used as a translation of Hebrew Malka ‘queen’.

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


Similar surnames: Raine, Raynes, Baines, Haynes, Gaines, Caines, Rayner, Rainey, Haimes

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Raines Family Origin

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Raines Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raines. The most common Raines occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Raines's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Raines family was Farm Labourer.

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Raines Historical Records

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Raines Life Expectancy

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