Raynes Family History

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Raynes Name Meaning

habitational name from Rayne in Essex or Raines in Derbyshire. (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rennes in Normandy.

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


Similar surnames: Raines, Haynes, Rayner, Caines, Ratner, Barnes, Rayer, Mynes, Rhynes

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Raynes Family Origin

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Raynes Family Occupations

What did your Raynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Raynes. 2% of Raynes men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Raynes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raynes were Cabinet Maker and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • At School
    1%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Cabinet Maker
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Raynes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Raynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raynes 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Raynes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Raynes. For the veterans among your Raynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raynes Life Expectancy

What is the average Raynes lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Raynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Raynes in 1955 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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