Rayle Family History

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Rayle Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Rehl.

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

Similar surnames: Rayl, Radle, Ragle, Sayle, Gayler, Royse, Royce, Cale, Ratke, Sayne

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Rayle Family Origin

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Rayle Family Occupations

What did your Rayle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rayle family was Housekeeper To Lord Herries (Dom). The most common Rayle occupation in the UK was Fancy Skin Dyer (Skinner). 33% of Rayle's were Fancy Skin Dyer (Skinner)s. Fancy Skin Dyer (Skinner) and Hat Manufacturer (Hatter) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rayle.

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  • Fancy Skin Dyer (Skinner)

  • Hat Manufacturer (Hatter)

  • Housekeeper To Lord Herries (Dom)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rayle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rayle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rayle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayle 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 397 immigration records available for the last name Rayle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rayle. For the veterans among your Rayle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayle Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rayle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rayle in 1954 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayle 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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