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Wainright Family History

Wainright Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Wainwright.

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

45,581 Historical Documents with Wainright on Ancestry.com
12,133 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,370 Military Records
556 Immigration Records
11,303 Census and Voter Lists
20,219 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wainright Families

  • Number of Wainright families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wainright families
     46 - 89
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wainright last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wainright Family Origin

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Wainright Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wainright families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wainright

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Wainright Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wainright census records

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Wainright Civil War Service Records

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