Kain Family History

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Kain Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Kane; also a variant of Coyne. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen. This was the family name of the first Chief Rabbi of Berlin.

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


Similar surnames: Kaine, Kan, Kahn, Cain, Dain, Kamin, Kann, Karn, Fain, Bain

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Kain Family Origin

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Kain Family Occupations

What did your Kain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kain family was Carpenter. The most common Kain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Kain's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kain.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Kain Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kain Life Expectancy

What is the average Kain lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kain in 1944 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kain 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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