Railes Family History

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Railes Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hailes, Bailes, Gailes, Ailes, Wailes, Miles, Bailey, Sales, Giles

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Railes Family Origin

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Railes Family Occupations

What did your Railes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Railes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Railes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Railes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 292 census records available for the last name Railes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Railes 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Railes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 31 military records available for the last name Railes. For the veterans among your Railes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Railes Life Expectancy

What is the average Railes lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Railes 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.

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