Train Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a trapper or hunter, from Middle English trayne, Old French traine ‘guile’, ‘snare’, ‘trap’. topographic name from Middle English atte trewen ‘at the trees’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this phrase, for example Train, Traine, or Trewyn, all in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Drain, Frain, Bain, Rain, Thain, Trail, Cain, Trim, Brin, Grahn

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Train Family Origin

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Train Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Brick Mason

    2%

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

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Train Historical Records

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Train Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Train life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Train in 1960 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Train

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