Rayman Family History

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Rayman Name Meaning

English: topographic name, a variant of Rye 1 and 2, with the addition of ‘man’. German (Raymann) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rad ‘counsel’ + man ‘man’. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Rehmann. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Reinmann or central Yiddish raynman ‘pure man’.

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

Similar surnames: Hayman, Ryman, Gayman, Radman, Rahman, Layman, Brayman, Nayman

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Rayman Family Origin

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Rayman Family Occupations

What did your Rayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rayman. 6% of Rayman men worked as a Civil Engineer and 41% of Rayman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rayman were Assistant Lorry Driver and Daily Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Engineer
  • Transport Clerk
  • Ambulance Driver A R P Found Plaster
  • Assistant Lorry Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerk (building Society)
  • Coal Agent
  • Daily Domestic

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

Rayman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Rayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayman 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 Rayman. 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 985 military records available for the last name Rayman. For the veterans among your Rayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rayman in 1954 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayman 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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