Ratley Family History

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Ratley Name Meaning

Perhaps an English habitational name from Ratley in Warwickshire, named with Old English rot ‘pleasant’, or a personal name, Rota, + leah ‘clearing in a wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Hatley, Batley, Radley, Oatley, Hanley, Manley, Matley, Gateley

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Ratley Family Origin

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Ratley Family Occupations

What did your Ratley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, representative Of East charles Brown London Flour and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ratley. 2% of Ratley men worked as a representative Of East charles Brown London Flour and 56% of Ratley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ratley were Aluminium Works Machine Operator Sheet Mill and Childrens Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • representative Of East charles Brown London Flour
  • Accumulator Maker Foreman Account
  • Aircraft Woodworkes
  • Aluminium Works Machine Operator Sheet Mill

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Bank Clerk Medland ltd London
  • Childrens Nurse

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

Ratley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ratley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratley 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Ratley. 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 940 military records available for the last name Ratley. For the veterans among your Ratley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ratley Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ratley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ratley in 1960 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ratley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ratley 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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