Rais Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ra?is ‘leader’, also found in combinations such as Ra?is ud-Din ‘leader of religion’. German and Swiss German: from the personal name Ragiso, a pet form of any of the Germanic compound names beginning with the element rag-, a short form of ragin ‘advice’. German and Czech: Slavic spelling of German Reis. German and Czech: from an altered short form of the Biblical personal name Zacharias.

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


Similar surnames: Ras, Reis, Ris, Mais, Lais, Hain, Main, Rain, Lail, Mis

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Rais Family Origin

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Rais Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Painter

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rais family was Carpenter. The most common Rais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Rais's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rais.

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Between 1944 and 2003, Rais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rais in 1944 was 56, and 84 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rais

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