Dainty Family History

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Dainty Name Meaning

English: affectionate nickname or term of address, from Middle English deinteth ‘pleasure’, ‘tidbit’ (Old French deintiet, from Latin dignitas ‘worth’, ‘value’). The word was also used as an adjective in the later form deinte (Old French deint(i)é) in the sense ‘fine’, ‘handsome’, ‘pleasant’.

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


Similar surnames: Saint, Dain, Daisy, Laity, Dabney, Daunt, Cain, Darney, Danz, Daney

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Dainty Family Origin

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Dainty Family Occupations

What did your Dainty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Blk Smith and Dye Manifg were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dainty. The most common Dainty occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 18% of Dainty's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Dainty family was Machinist.

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  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Blk Smith

    9%
  • Dye Manifg

    9%
  • Machinist

    9%

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

Dainty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dainty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dainty 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dainty. 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 Dainty. For the veterans among your Dainty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dainty Life Expectancy

What is the average Dainty lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dainty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dainty in 1950 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dainty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dainty 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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