Raine Family History

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Raine Name Meaning

English and French: from a short form of any of the various Germanic personal names formed with ragin ‘counsel’ as the first element (see, for example, Raymond, Reynold). English: from the medieval female personal name Rayne (from Old French reine ‘queen’, Latin regina). English and French: nickname from Old French raine ‘frog’ (Latin rana). Scottish: habitational name from a place called Rayne in Aberdeenshire, so named from an English dialect term meaning ‘strip of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Raines, Maine, Paine, Laine, Reine, Rainey, Rain, Cain, Racine, Caine

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Raine Ethnicity Estimate

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These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Raine. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Raine Family Origin

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Raine Family Occupations

What did your Raine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Raine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Raine's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Raine family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raine.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Raine ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Raine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Raine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raine 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Raine. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Raine. For the veterans among your Raine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raine Life Expectancy

What is the average Raine lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Raine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Raine in 1949 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raine ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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