Raney Family History

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Raney Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Rainey.

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


Similar surnames: Ranney, Reaney, Reney, Haney, Ganey, Rainey, Draney, Roney, Kanney

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Raney Family Origin

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Raney Family Occupations

What did your Raney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Raney. 31% of Raney men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Raney women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raney were Carpenter and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Income
    11%
  • Student
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Raney Historical Records

What Raney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Raney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raney 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Raney. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Raney. For the veterans among your Raney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raney Life Expectancy

What is the average Raney lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Raney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Raney in 1944 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raney 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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