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Raison Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and French: nickname for an intelligent person, from Middle English, Old French raison ‘reasoning’, ‘intellectual faculty’ (Latin ratio, genitive rationis).

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


Similar surnames: Faison, Ramson, Ranson, Maison, Rison, Hasson, Raybon, Farson, Ison

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Raison Family Origin

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Raison Family Occupations

What did your Raison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Raison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Raison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Raison family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raison.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%
  • Cook

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

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Raison Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Raison ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Raison Life Expectancy

What is the average Raison lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, Raison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Raison in 1957 was 63, and 47 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raison 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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