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

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Rattray Family Origin

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Rattray Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • American Un. Exep. Agt.

    8%
  • Baptist Minister

    8%
  • Compositor

    8%

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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Rattray Life Expectancy

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