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Raines Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Rayne in Essex, recorded in Domesday Book as Raines, possibly from an unattested Old English word, hrægene ‘shelter’, ‘eminence’. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rennes in Brittany. English: patronymic from Raine 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rayne, cognate with Raine 2 and used as a translation of Hebrew Malka ‘queen’.

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


Similar surnames: Raine, Raynes, Baines, Haynes, Gaines, Caines, Rayner, Rainey, Haimes

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Raines Family Origin

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Raines Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Raines occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Raines's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raines. A less common occupation for the Raines family was Farming.

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Raines Life Expectancy

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