Rainville Family History

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Rainville Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place so named in Vosges.

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


Similar surnames: Mainville, Linville, Glanville, Saville, Moranville, Fonville

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Rainville Family Origin

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Rainville Family Occupations

What did your Rainville ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rainville family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Journalier and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rainville. The most common Rainville occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 27% of Rainville's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    27%
  • Journalier

    13%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%

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

Rainville Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rainville Life Expectancy

What is the average Rainville lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rainville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rainville in 1950 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rainville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rainville 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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