Rayas Family History

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Rayas Name Meaning

Spanish: apparently from the plural of raya, which has numerous meanings, including ‘boundary’, ‘strip’, ‘(hair) parting’, ‘ray’ (the fish) (compare Raya).

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

Similar surnames: Raya, Rayos, Salas, Zayas, Ribas, Rayes, Varas, Rada, Royals, Rana

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Rayas Family Origin

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Rayas Family Occupations

What did your Rayas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and 0 were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rayas. 14% of Rayas men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Rayas women worked as a 0. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rayas were Common Labor and Manicurist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Common Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • 0
  • Domestic
  • Hotel Manager
  • Manicurist

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

Rayas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rayas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayas 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 385 immigration records available for the last name Rayas. 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 71 military records available for the last name Rayas. For the veterans among your Rayas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayas Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rayas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rayas in 1961 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

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