Rayo Name Meaning

Catalan (Rayó): variant of Relló, nickname from relló, a derivative of rella ‘ploughshare’. Spanish (from Asturian-Leonese): Castilianized variant of Rayu, habitational name from El Rayu, a town in Asturies. Spanish: possibly from rayo ‘flash of lightning’, which may be a nickname in the sense ‘lively’.

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


Similar surnames: Cayo, Ray, Raso, Vayo, Rayos, Rado, Rayon, Raya, Raco, Ramo

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Rayo Family Origin

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Rayo Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Rayo occupation in the USA was Miner. 100% of Rayo's were Miners.

Source: Census data for Rayo | Data not to scale

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Rayo Life Expectancy

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Between 1969 and 2004, Rayo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Rayo in 1969 was 66, and 57 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayo

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