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Rayman Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Raymond . Americanized form of German Raymann: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements rād ‘counsel’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of German Reimann and of its Czech and Polish variants Rejman and Rajman. Dutch: cognate of 2 or an occupational name from Middle Dutch raedman ‘advisor’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Reinmann or central Yiddish raynman ‘pure man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hayman, Ryman, Gayman, Radman, Rahman, Layman, Brayman, Nayman

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Where is the Rayman family from?

You can see how Rayman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rayman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rayman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Rayman families living in Quebec. This was about 23% of all the recorded Rayman's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Rayman families in 1911.
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What did your Rayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rayman. 60% of Rayman men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Painter
  • Cult
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Rayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rayman. 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 Cards

There are 985 military records available for the last name Rayman. For the veterans among your Rayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rayman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rayman in 1954 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

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