Rainey Family History

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Rainey Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raighne, Ó Ráighne, from a personal name derived from the Old Norse name Rognvaldr (see Ronald, Reynold).

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


Similar surnames: Raine, Gainey, Raines, Radney, Cagney, Arney, Ranney, Hainey, Carney

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Rainey Family Origin

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Rainey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rainey. A less common occupation for the Rainey family was Farm Laborer. The most common Rainey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rainey's were Farmers.

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Rainey Historical Records

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Rainey Life Expectancy

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