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Sain Family History

Sain Name Meaning
French (Saïn): from Old French saïn ‘grease’, ‘fat’, ‘dripping’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, especially a pork butcher (charcutier).

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

108,550 Historical Documents with Sain on Ancestry.com
24,946 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,246 Military Records
1,407 Immigration Records
13,354 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sain Families

  • Number of Sain families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sain families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sain families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sain Family Origin

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Sain Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sain

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Sain Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Sain Civil War Service Records

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