Quain Name Meaning

Irish (Cork, Limerick, Waterford): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuáin ‘descendant of Cuán’ (see Coyne).

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

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Quain Family Origin

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Quain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Iron Founder

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quain family was Iron Founder. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quain. The most common Quain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Quain's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Quain | Data not to scale

Quain Historical Records

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Quain Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Quain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Quain in 1963 was 67, and 66 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quain

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