Rawleigh Family History

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Rawleigh Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Raleigh, reflecting a common pronunciation.

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

Similar surnames: Raleigh, Wadleigh, Daigh, Rawley, Burleigh, Reigh, Pawling, Raley

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Rawleigh Family Origin

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Rawleigh Family Occupations

What did your Rawleigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rawleigh occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Rawleigh's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and F. Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawleigh. A less common occupation for the Rawleigh family was Farming.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • F. Laborer

  • Farming


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Rawleigh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rawleigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawleigh 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Rawleigh. 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 324 military records available for the last name Rawleigh. For the veterans among your Rawleigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rawleigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Rawleigh lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rawleigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Rawleigh in 1959 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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