Raye Family History

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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

What did your Raye ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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

Raye Historical Records

What Raye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raye census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Raye

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Raye. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Raye. For the veterans among your Raye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raye Life Expectancy

What is the average Raye lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raye 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.

Famous Raye Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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