Railing Family History

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Railing Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of the German habitational names Rehling and Reiling.

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


Similar surnames: Riling, Failing, Ridling, Readling, Carling, Rising, Dreiling

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Railing Family Origin

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Railing Family Occupations

What did your Railing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Railing occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Railing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Railing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Railing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Railing 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Railing. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Railing. For the veterans among your Railing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Railing Life Expectancy

What is the average Railing lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Railing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Railing in 1956 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Railing 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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