Rail Name Meaning

Apparently an altered spelling of Raile.

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


Similar surnames: Rais, Fail, Gail, Kail, Rayl, Dail, Radil, Lail, Vail, Rans

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Rail Family Origin

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Rail Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farms

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Rail | Data not to scale

Rail Historical Records

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Rail Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Rail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rail in 1962 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rail

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