Raye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ray 1–4.

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


Similar surnames: Ray, Baye, Waye, Saye, Maye, Gaye, Jaye, Rawe, Kaye, Haye

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Raye Family Origin

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Raye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Raye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Raye's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raye. A less common occupation for the Raye family was Keeps House.

Source: Census data for Raye | Data not to scale

Raye Historical Records

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Raye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Raye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Raye in 1950 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raye

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