Raley Family History

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Raley Name Meaning

English: variant of Raleigh.

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

Similar surnames: Rawley, Galey, Aley, Rabey, Riley, Baley, Ryley, Roley, Graley, Kaley

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Raley Family Origin

Where is the Raley family from?

Raley Family Occupations

What did your Raley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Annuitant and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raley. The most common Raley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Raley's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Raley family was Druggists Packer (Manuf Chemist).

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  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Carman

  • Druggists Packer (Manuf Chemist)


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

Raley Historical Records

What Raley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Raley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raley 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 Raley. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Raley. For the veterans among your Raley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raley Life Expectancy

What is the average Raley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Raley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raley in 1944 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raley 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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