Rattray Family History

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Rattray Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a feudal barony in the former county of Perthshire, named from a British cognate of Gaelic ràth ‘fortress’ + a Pictish term cognate with Welsh tref ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Ratay, Lastra, Autry, Latty, Attaway, Stray, Ratley, Hattrup, Latta

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Rattray Family Origin

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Rattray Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Corset Maker

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Baker and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rattray. A less common occupation for the Rattray family was Corset Maker. The most common Rattray occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Rattray's were Farmers.

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Rattray Historical Records

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Rattray Life Expectancy

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