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Rayne Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Raine . French: variant of Raine ‘frog’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mayne, Raine, Bayne, Layne, Sayne, Bane, Frayne, Hayne, Jayne, Payne

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Where is the Rayne family from?

You can see how Rayne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rayne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rayne families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 204 Rayne families living in London. This was about 25% of all the recorded Rayne's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Rayne families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rayne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rayne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Rayne. 46% of Rayne men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Rayne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rayne were Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    46%
  • General Labourer On Farm
    19%
  • Horseman On Farm
    19%
  • Carpenter
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    3%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Rayne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rayne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rayne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rayne. For the veterans among your Rayne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rayne lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rayne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rayne in 1957 was 53, and 69 in 2004.

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