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Kainulainen Family History

Kainulainen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hamalainen, Van Lanen, Hainline, Van Laanen, Hanninen, Ainslie

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Where is the Kainulainen family from?

You can see how Kainulainen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kainulainen family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Kainulainen family living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Kainulainen's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kainulainen families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kainulainen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kainulainen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kainulainen. 100% of Kainulainen men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 102 census records available for the last name Kainulainen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kainulainen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 163 immigration records available for the last name Kainulainen. 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 Cards

There are 22 military records available for the last name Kainulainen. For the veterans among your Kainulainen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kainulainen lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Kainulainen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kainulainen in 1965 was 77, and 76 in 2003.

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