Haines Family History

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Haines Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Haynes.

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

Similar surnames: Hains, Hanes, Haynes, Hines, Hailes, Maines, Haine, Hainey, Hayles

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Haines Family Origin

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Haines Family Occupations

What did your Haines ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Haines occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Haines's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haines. A less common occupation for the Haines family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Haines Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 338,000 census records available for the last name Haines. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haines 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 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Haines. 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 46,000 military records available for the last name Haines. For the veterans among your Haines ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haines Life Expectancy

What is the average Haines lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Haines life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haines in 1942 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haines 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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