Rayson Family History

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Rayson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Ray.

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


Similar surnames: Ranson, Wayson, Ramson, Rapson, Rayon, Mayson, Payson, Jason, Pawson

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Rayson Family Origin

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Rayson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Machinist

    7%

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

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Rayson Historical Records

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Rayson Life Expectancy

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