Rae Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McRae.

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

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Rae Family Origin

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Rae Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rae. The most common Rae occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Rae's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rae family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Rae | Data not to scale

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Rae Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Rae life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Rae in 1944 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rae

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