Raynes Family History

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Raynes Name Meaning

habitational name from Rayne in Essex or Raines in Derbyshire. (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rennes in Normandy.

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


Similar surnames: Raines, Haynes, Rayner, Caines, Ratner, Barnes, Rayer, Mynes, Rhynes

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Raynes Family Origin

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Raynes Family Occupations

What did your Raynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Raynes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Raynes's were Farmers. Farmer, Lime Burner and Carder? were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raynes. A less common occupation for the Raynes family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Lime Burner

    17%
  • Carder?

    8%
  • Clerk

    8%

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

Raynes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Raynes Life Expectancy

What is the average Raynes lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Raynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Raynes in 1955 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raynes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raynes 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.

Famous Raynes Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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