Mayne Family History

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Mayne Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Main. Irish: mainly of Norman English origin (see Main 3–6) but in County Fermanagh used sometimes to represent McManus. French: variant of Maine.

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

Similar surnames: Maine, Bayne, Mayner, Maune, Rayne, Hayne, Manne, Layne, Sayne, Payne

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Mayne Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mayne name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mayne. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Mayne Family Origin

Where is the Mayne family from?

Mayne Family Occupations

What did your Mayne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mayne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Mayne's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayne. A less common occupation for the Mayne family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Mayne Historical Records

What Mayne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Mayne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayne 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Mayne. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Mayne. For the veterans among your Mayne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mayne Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayne lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mayne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mayne in 1950 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayne 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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