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Bains Family History

Bains Name Meaning
Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on that of a Jat tribe. It is believed that Bains was the name of the ancestor of this clan.Scottish and English: variant of Baines.

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

79,737 Historical Documents with Bains on Ancestry.com
33,963 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,644 Military Records
1,596 Immigration Records
18,192 Census and Voter Lists
24,342 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bains Families

  • Number of Bains families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bains families
     61 - 120
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bains families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bains census records

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Bains Family Origin

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Bains Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bains

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bains Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bains census records

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Bains Civil War Service Records

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