Rawnsley Family History

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Rawnsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire called Rawnsley.

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


Similar surnames: Radley, Hawksley, Hansley, Ansley, Mawdsley, Farnsley, Tansley

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Rawnsley Family Origin

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Rawnsley Family Occupations

What did your Rawnsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Stone Mason and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rawnsley. A less common occupation for the Rawnsley family was Worsted Weaver. The most common Rawnsley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Rawnsley's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Stone Mason

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Worsted Weaver

    2%

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

Rawnsley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rawnsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Rawnsley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rawnsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rawnsley in 1963 was 79, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rawnsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rawnsley 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.

Famous Rawnsley Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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