Rayes Name Meaning

English: unexplained. variant of Spanish Rayas. Muslim: variant of Rais.

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


Similar surnames: Games, Rakes, Raye, Hayes, Rayer, Ranes, Rayos, Ways, Bayes, Raes

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Rayes Family Origin

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Rayes Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Rayes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rayes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rayes family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rayes.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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Rayes Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Rayes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rayes in 1942 was 36, and 37 in 2004.

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