Rattray Family History

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Rattray Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a feudal barony in the former county of Perthshire, named from a British cognate of Gaelic ràth ‘fortress’ + a Pictish term cognate with Welsh tref ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Ratay, Lastra, Autry, Latty, Attaway, Stray, Ratley, Hattrup, Latta

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Rattray Family Origin

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Rattray Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Rattray occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Rattray's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rattray. A less common occupation for the Rattray family was Labourer.

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Rattray Historical Records

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Rattray Life Expectancy

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