Laine Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of Scottish McLean. English: perhaps a variant spelling of Lane. Finnish: ornamental name from laine ‘wave’. This is one of the most common names among those that were derived from words denoting natural features when hereditary surnames were adopted in Finland in the beginning of the 20th century. This name is found chiefly in southern Finland. French: metonymic occupational name for a worker or dealer in wool, from Old French la(i)ne ‘wool’ (Latin lana).

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

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Laine Family Origin

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Laine Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laine. The most common Laine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Laine's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laine family was Farming.

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Laine Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Laine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Laine in 1944 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laine

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