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Hains Name Meaning

English (southwestern): variant of Haynes and in North America (also) an altered form of this. Compare Hance 2 and Hince

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

Similar surnames: Haines, Rains, Hails, Cains, Haine, Dains, Havins, Hain, Gains, Mains

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Where is the Hains family from?

You can see how Hains families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hains family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hains families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 78 Hains families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Hains's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hains families in 1840.
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What did your Hains ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hains. 31% of Hains men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Hains women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hains were Clerk and Secretary. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Secretary
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 55,000 immigration records available for the last name Hains. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hains. For the veterans among your Hains ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hains lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hains life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hains in 1948 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

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