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Raison Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and French: nickname for an intelligent person, from Middle English, Old French raison ‘reasoning’, ‘intellectual faculty’ (Latin ratio, genitive rationis).

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


Similar surnames: Faison, Ramson, Ranson, Maison, Rison, Hasson, Raybon, Farson, Ison

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Raison Family Origin

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Raison Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Raison ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Laundress

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raison. A less common occupation for the Raison family was Farm Labourer. The most common Raison occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Raison's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Raison Historical Records

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Raison Life Expectancy

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