Raysor Family History

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Raysor Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of English and German Rasor, or of German Reiser or Röser (see Roeser).

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

Similar surnames: Raisor, Rasor, Rayner, Raynor, Rayder, Rayborn, Kayser, Ryser, Resor

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Raysor Family Origin

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Raysor Family Occupations

What did your Raysor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raysor. A less common occupation for the Raysor family was Carpenter. The most common Raysor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Raysor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm

  • Carpenter


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

Raysor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raysor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raysor 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Raysor. 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 669 military records available for the last name Raysor. For the veterans among your Raysor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raysor Life Expectancy

What is the average Raysor lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Raysor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Raysor in 1957 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raysor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raysor 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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