Raye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ray 1–4.

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


Similar surnames: Ray, Baye, Waye, Saye, Maye, Gaye, Jaye, Rawe, Kaye, Haye

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Raye Family Origin

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Raye Family Occupations

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  • Wheelwright

    14%
  • Agent

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bailiff County Court (Off Local)

    7%

In 1881, Wheelwright, Agent and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raye. The most common Raye occupation in the UK was Wheelwright. 14% of Raye's were Wheelwrights. A less common occupation for the Raye family was Bailiff County Court (Off Local).

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Raye Historical Records

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Raye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Raye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Raye in 1950 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raye

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