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Rain Name Meaning

English: variant of Raine. German: topographic name from Middle High German rein ‘margin’, ‘boundary’, or a habitational name from a place in Bavaria named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Hain, Bain, Drain, Rann, Cain, Raine, Train, Frain, Raun, Fain

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Rain Family Origin

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Rain Family Occupations

What did your Rain ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rain. 22% of Rain men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Rain women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rain were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Rain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rain 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rain. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Rain. For the veterans among your Rain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rain Life Expectancy

What is the average Rain lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rain in 1961 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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