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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Student

    11%
  • Blacksnith

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raney. A less common occupation for the Raney family was Blacksnith. The most common Raney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Raney's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Raney | Data not to scale

Raney Historical Records

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Raney Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raney

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