Haynes Family History

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Haynes Name Meaning

English (Shropshire): from the Welsh personal name Einws, a diminutive of Einion (of uncertain origin, popularly associated with einion ‘anvil’). English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hain 2. English: habitational name from Haynes in Bedfordshire. This name first appears in Domesday Book as Hagenes, which Mills derives from the plural of Old English hægen, hagen ‘enclosure’. Irish: variant of Hines.

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

Similar surnames: Hayes, Hayden, Aynes, Hynes, Hanes, Haymes, Raynes, Haines, Hayles

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Haynes Family Origin

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Haynes Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haynes. The most common Haynes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Haynes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Haynes family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Haynes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 493,000 census records available for the last name Haynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haynes 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 36,000 immigration records available for the last name Haynes. 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 80,000 military records available for the last name Haynes. For the veterans among your Haynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haynes Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Haynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haynes in 1940 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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