Rais Family History

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Rais Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ra?is ‘leader’, also found in combinations such as Ra?is ud-Din ‘leader of religion’. German and Swiss German: from the personal name Ragiso, a pet form of any of the Germanic compound names beginning with the element rag-, a short form of ragin ‘advice’. German and Czech: Slavic spelling of German Reis. German and Czech: from an altered short form of the Biblical personal name Zacharias.

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

Similar surnames: Ras, Reis, Ris, Mais, Lais, Hain, Main, Rain, Lail, Mis

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Rais Family Origin

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Rais Family Occupations

What did your Rais ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Rais.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Rais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rais 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rais. 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 743 military records available for the last name Rais. For the veterans among your Rais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rais Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Rais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rais in 1944 was 56, and 84 in 2003.

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