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Rainwater Name Meaning

Americanized form of the German family name Reinwasser, possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a source of fresh water, from Middle High German reine ‘pure’ + wazzer ‘water’.

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

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Rainwater Family Origin

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Rainwater Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rainwater family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rainwater. The most common Rainwater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Rainwater's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Rainwater | Data not to scale

Rainwater Historical Records

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Rainwater Life Expectancy

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Famous Rainwater Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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