Paynter Family History

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Paynter Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Painter.

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


Similar surnames: Poynter, Painter, Payne, Mayner, Wynter, Pointer, Santer, Ganter

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Paynter Family Origin

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Paynter Family Occupations

What did your Paynter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paynter. A less common occupation for the Paynter family was Carpenter. The most common Paynter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Paynter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Paynter Historical Records

What Paynter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paynter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paynter 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 Paynter

Passenger List

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

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Paynter Life Expectancy

What is the average Paynter lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Paynter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Paynter in 1944 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paynter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paynter 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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