Rayder Family History

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Rayder Name Meaning

Probaby an altered spelling of English Rider or German Räder (see Rader, Reder).

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

Similar surnames: Rader, Rayner, Raymer, Ryder, Reder, Raper, Raeder, Raysor, Rainer

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Rayder Family Origin

Where is the Rayder family from?

Rayder Family Occupations

What did your Rayder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rayder family was Retired. Farmer, Merchant and Planing Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rayder. The most common Rayder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rayder's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Planing Mill

  • Retired


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

Rayder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rayder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 119 immigration records available for the last name Rayder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 166 military records available for the last name Rayder. For the veterans among your Rayder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayder Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayder lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rayder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rayder in 1964 was 71, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayder 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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