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Rayman Name Meaning

English: topographic name, a variant of Rye 1 and 2, with the addition of ‘man’. German (Raymann) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rad ‘counsel’ + man ‘man’. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Rehmann. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Reinmann or central Yiddish raynman ‘pure man’.

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


Similar surnames: Hayman, Ryman, Gayman, Radman, Rahman, Layman, Brayman, Nayman

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Rayman Family Origin

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Rayman Family Occupations

What did your Rayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rayman. A less common occupation for the Rayman family was Carpenter- Farmer. The most common Rayman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Rayman's were Farmers.

View Census data for Rayman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Carpenter- Farmer

    2%

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

Rayman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rayman. 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 Rayman. For the veterans among your Rayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rayman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rayman in 1954 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayman 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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