Dains Family History

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Dains Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Daines.

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

Similar surnames: Cains, Hains, Rains, Gains, Mains, Bains, Dain, Draine, Baine, Cain

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Dains Family Origin

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Dains Family Occupations

What did your Dains ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dains family was Carpenter. The most common Dains occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Dains's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dains.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dains ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dains Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dains. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dains census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 411 immigration records available for the last name Dains. 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dains. For the veterans among your Dains ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dains Life Expectancy

What is the average Dains lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dains life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dains in 1959 was 46, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dains ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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