Sayne Family History

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Sayne Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly the same as 2. Probably an Americanized spelling of French Sain, a metonymic occupational name for a charcutier, someone who prepared cooked meats, from Old French sain ‘fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Wayne, Sayle, Saine, Bane, Bayne, Mayne, Fayne, Sane, Stone, Rayne

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Sayne Family Origin

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Sayne Family Occupations

What did your Sayne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Book Keeper, Carriage Maker and Cider Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sayne. A less common occupation for the Sayne family was Saddler. The most common Sayne occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 14% of Sayne's were Book Keepers.

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  • Book Keeper

    14%
  • Carriage Maker

    14%
  • Cider Maker

    14%
  • Saddler

    14%

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

Sayne Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sayne Life Expectancy

What is the average Sayne lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sayne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Sayne in 1963 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sayne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sayne 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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