Rayl Family History

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Rayl Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Rehl.

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


Similar surnames: Rayle, Crays, Lail, Crall, Ramm, Rahl, Robl, Raye, Rall, Ray

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Rayl Family Origin

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Rayl Family Occupations

What did your Rayl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rayl family was Laborer. The most common Rayl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Rayl's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rayl.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Rayl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rayl Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rayl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Rayl in 1953 was 62, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayl 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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