Rainsford Family History

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Rainsford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps a variant of Rainford.

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


Similar surnames: Rainford, Ransford, Gaisford, Brailsford, Lansford, Bransford

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Rainsford Family Origin

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Rainsford Family Occupations

What did your Rainsford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rainsford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Rainsford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rainsford family was Barrister. Farmer, Clerk and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rainsford.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Agent

    7%
  • Barrister

    7%

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

Rainsford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rainsford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rainsford 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 Rainsford. 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 Rainsford. For the veterans among your Rainsford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rainsford Life Expectancy

What is the average Rainsford lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rainsford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rainsford in 1961 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rainsford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rainsford 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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