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

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Kain Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kain

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