Rai Name Meaning

Indian (northeastern states): Hindu name found among several communities, from Sanskrit raja ‘king’. Indian (Karnataka): name found in the Bunt community of coastal Karnataka, of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Rao, Raj, Pai, Ram, Ravi, Ray, Cai, Kai, Rau, Radi

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Rai Family Origin

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Rai Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rai. The most common Rai occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Rai's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Rai Historical Records

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Rai Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Rai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rai in 1957 was 55, and 48 in 2004.

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