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Raney Family History

Raney Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish: variant of Rainey.

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

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50,893 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,795 Military Records
1,658 Immigration Records
43,434 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Raney Families

  • Number of Raney families
     84 - 166
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Raney families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Raney families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Raney census records

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Raney Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Raney families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Raney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Raney families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Raney

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Raney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Raney census records

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Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Raney Civil War Service Records

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