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Rayner Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Rainer, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + hari, heri ‘army’ Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from an inflected form of German rein or central Yiddish rayn ‘pure’. Probably also an altered spelling of German Reiner.

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


Similar surnames: Rayer, Rasner, Rainer, Rainier, Raymer, Rayder, Ryner, Radner

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Rayner Family Origin

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Rayner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • School

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rayner family was Blacksmith. The most common Rayner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Rayner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rayner.

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Rayner Life Expectancy

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