Jain Family History

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Jain Name Meaning

Indian (chiefly Rajasthan and Gujarat): Jain name from Sanskrit jaina ‘derived from Jina’ or ‘follower of Jina’. Jina, meaning ‘triumphant’, is an epithet for a saint of the Jain religion.

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


Similar surnames: Hain, Bain, Kain, Cain, Jahn, Fain, Main, Rain, Jann, Sain

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Jain Family Origin

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Jain Family Occupations

What did your Jain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Bee Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jain. The most common Jain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Jain's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Bee Keeper

    17%

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

Jain Historical Records

What Jain family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Jain Life Expectancy

What is the average Jain lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Jain in 1943 was 32, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jain 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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