Raye Family History

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Raye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ray 1–4.

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


Similar surnames: Ray, Baye, Waye, Saye, Maye, Gaye, Jaye, Rawe, Kaye, Haye

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Raye Family Origin

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Raye Family Occupations

What did your Raye ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Raye. 67% of Raye men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Raye women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raye were Fireman and Seamess

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Fireman
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    67%
  • Seamess
    34%

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

Raye Historical Records

What Raye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Raye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raye 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Raye. 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 989 military records available for the last name Raye. For the veterans among your Raye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raye Life Expectancy

What is the average Raye lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Raye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Raye in 1950 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raye 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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