Rayes Family History

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Rayes Name Meaning

English: unexplained. variant of Spanish Rayas. Muslim: variant of Rais.

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


Similar surnames: Games, Rakes, Raye, Hayes, Rayer, Ranes, Rayos, Ways, Bayes, Raes

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Rayes Family Origin

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Rayes Family Occupations

What did your Rayes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cigarieir were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rayes. 50% of Rayes men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Rayes women worked as a Cigarieir. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rayes were Farmer Help and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Menuisier
    13%
  • Cultivateur
    7%
  • Farmer Help
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cigarieir
    20%
  • Dressmaker
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Student
    20%

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

Rayes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rayes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rayes. 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 450 military records available for the last name Rayes. For the veterans among your Rayes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayes Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rayes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rayes in 1942 was 36, and 37 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayes 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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