Gaynes Family History

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Gaynes Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gaines.

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


Similar surnames: Gayles, Baynes, Garnes, Haynes, Mayne, Hayles, Hynes, Gane, Mayner

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Gaynes Family Origin

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Gaynes Family Occupations

What did your Gaynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaynes. The most common Gaynes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Gaynes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaynes family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • House Keeping

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Gaynes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaynes Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaynes lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gaynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gaynes in 1964 was 76, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaynes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaynes 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.

Famous Gaynes Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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