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Railing Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of the German habitational names Rehling and Reiling.

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


Similar surnames: Riling, Failing, Ridling, Readling, Carling, Rising, Dreiling

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Railing Family Origin

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Railing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

In 1880, the most common Railing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Railing's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Railing. A less common occupation for the Railing family was Shoemaker.

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Railing Historical Records

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Railing Life Expectancy

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