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Delaine Name Meaning

Altered form of English Delane which is in part a cognate of 2 below. French (Delainé): from the nickname l'aîné ‘the oldest’ denoting the firstborn son of a family. French: habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ denoting someone from Laines-aux-Bois (Aube) or someone who lived on the bank of the Aisne river.

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


Similar surnames: Delaune, Demaine, Delane, Demain, Delano, Delaney, Delage, Delair

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Where is the Delaine family from?

You can see how Delaine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delaine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Delaine families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Delaine families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Delaine's in USA. New York had the highest population of Delaine families in 1840.
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What did your Delaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delaine. 50% of Delaine men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Delaine women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delaine were Brick Mason and Cook. .

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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

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Chauffeur
    13%
  • Brick Mason
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Cook
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Delaine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delaine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 177 immigration records available for the last name Delaine. 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 Cards

There are 334 military records available for the last name Delaine. For the veterans among your Delaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delaine lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Delaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Delaine in 1963 was 83, and 64 in 2004.

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