Rattray Family History

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Rattray Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a feudal barony in the former county of Perthshire, named from a British cognate of Gaelic ràth ‘fortress’ + a Pictish term cognate with Welsh tref ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Ratay, Lastra, Autry, Latty, Attaway, Stray, Ratley, Hattrup, Latta

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Rattray Family Origin

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Rattray Family Occupations

What did your Rattray ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rattray family was Compositor. The most common Rattray occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Rattray's were Farmers. Farmer, American Un. Exep. Agt. and Baptist Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rattray.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • American Un. Exep. Agt.

    8%
  • Baptist Minister

    8%
  • Compositor

    8%

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Rattray Historical Records

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Rattray Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Rattray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Rattray in 1945 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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