Rayburn Family History

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Rayburn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Raeburn, a place in the Scottish Borders named from northern Middle English ray ‘roebuck’ + burn ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Laybourn, Redburn, Raybon, Bradburn, Raybuck, Fairburn, Camburn

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Rayburn Family Origin

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Rayburn Family Occupations

What did your Rayburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Buyer Of Old Gold Unemployed and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rayburn. 13% of Rayburn men worked as a Buyer Of Old Gold Unemployed and 84% of Rayburn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rayburn were Fish Fryer and Furrier Laidies Coat

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Buyer Of Old Gold Unemployed
  • Carpenter Joiner
  • Fish chip Frier Shop Keeper
  • Fish Fryer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Furrier Laidies Coat

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

Rayburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Rayburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayburn 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 Rayburn. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Rayburn. For the veterans among your Rayburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayburn lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rayburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rayburn in 1940 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayburn 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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