Mainer Family History

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Mainer Name Meaning

English and Catalan: from the Continental Germanic personal name Maginhari, composed of the elements magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ + hari ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Hainer, Mariner, Maine, Maines, Miner, Mailer, Manner, Mayner, Agner

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Mainer Family Origin

Where is the Mainer family from?

Mainer Family Occupations

What did your Mainer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mainer. The most common Mainer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Mainer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mainer family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Mainer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    71%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Farm

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Mainer Historical Records

What Mainer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mainer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mainer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mainer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mainer. 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 Mainer. For the veterans among your Mainer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mainer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mainer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mainer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Mainer in 1954 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mainer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mainer 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.

Famous Mainer Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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