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Raynolds Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Reynolds .

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


Similar surnames: Reynolds, Raynor, Randles, Randle, Hayles, Arnoldy, Raymond, Hannold

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Where is the Raynolds family from?

You can see how Raynolds families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raynolds family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Raynolds families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 234 Raynolds families living in London. This was about 23% of all the recorded Raynolds's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Raynolds families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Raynolds surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Raynolds ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Raynolds. 20% of Raynolds men worked as a General Farm Labourer and 69% of Raynolds women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raynolds were Market Gardener and Housewife. .

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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 Farm Labourer
    20%
  • Builders Labourer
    15%
  • Miner Below Haulage Hand
    10%
  • Market Gardener
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Housewife
    4%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Raynolds. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Raynolds. For the veterans among your Raynolds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raynolds lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Raynolds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Raynolds in 1955 was 27, and 94 in 2003.

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