Rayos Family History

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Rayos Name Meaning

Spanish: from the plural of rayo ‘ray (of light)’ or ‘lightning’, hence perhaps a nickname for a cheerful or quick person.

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


Similar surnames: Rayo, Rayon, Rayas, Ramos, Rayes, Rokos, Matos, Raposa, Manos, Raybon

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Rayos Family Origin

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Rayos Family Occupations

What did your Rayos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rayos. 31% of Rayos men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Rayos women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rayos were Carpenter and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Day Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Housemaid
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%

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

Rayos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 949 census records available for the last name Rayos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayos 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Rayos. 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 140 military records available for the last name Rayos. For the veterans among your Rayos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayos Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayos lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rayos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rayos in 1962 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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