Dain Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English digne, deyne ‘worthy’, ‘honorable’, or alternatively, as Reaney suggests, from Middle English dain(e) ‘haughty’, ‘reserved’ (Burgundian French doigne). English: variant of Dean. English: variant of Dane. French: nickname from Old French dain ‘agile’, ‘nimble’. Jewish: variant of Dayan.

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


Similar surnames: Bain, Main, Hain, Drain, Cain, Dann, Fain, Mann, Dawn, Kain

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Dain Family Origin

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Dain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Dain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Dain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dain family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dain.

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Dain Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Dain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dain in 1952 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dain

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