Rainier Family History

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Rainier Name Meaning

French: from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Rinier, Garnier, Rayner, Raineri, Reiner, Manier, Hainer, Ringer

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Rainier Family Origin

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Rainier Family Occupations

What did your Rainier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial Royal Navy and Private Means were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rainier. 20% of Rainier men worked as a Commercial Royal Navy and 43% of Rainier women worked as a Private Means. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rainier were Railway Clerk and Social Services Sectr

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Royal Navy
    20%
  • Indian Army Retired Private Meansfreelance Authorship
    20%
  • Photography University Lecturer
    20%
  • Railway Clerk
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    43%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Journalist
    15%
  • Social Services Sectr
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rainier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rainier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rainier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 574 immigration records available for the last name Rainier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Rainier. For the veterans among your Rainier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rainier Life Expectancy

What is the average Rainier lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rainier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rainier in 1960 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rainier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rainier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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