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Sain Name Meaning

French (Saïn): from Old French saïn ‘grease’, ‘fat’, ‘dripping’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, especially a pork butcher (charcutier).

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


Similar surnames: Bain, Satin, Saint, Fain, Savin, Main, Chain, Sabin, Dain, Swain

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Sain Family Origin

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Sain Family Occupations

What did your Sain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Sain's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sain. A less common occupation for the Sain family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Sain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sain 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sain. 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 Sain. For the veterans among your Sain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sain Life Expectancy

What is the average Sain lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sain in 1946 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sain 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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