Rayment Family History

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Rayment Name Meaning

English (eastern): variant of Raymond.

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

Similar surnames: Wayment, Rayman, Payment, Ament, Raymon, Dyment, Layman, Talent

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Rayment Family Origin

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Rayment Family Occupations

What did your Rayment ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rayment family was Teamster. The most common Rayment occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rayment's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rayment.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Teamster


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

Rayment Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rayment Life Expectancy

What is the average Rayment lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rayment life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Rayment in 1962 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rayment

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rayment 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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