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Tremaine Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from any of various places so named, from Cornish tre ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + men ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Trezise, Treharne, Raine, Trevino, Maine, Demaine, Train, Dumaine

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Where is the Tremaine family from?

You can see how Tremaine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tremaine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tremaine families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Tremaine families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Tremaine's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Tremaine families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tremaine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tremaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tremaine. 21% of Tremaine men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Tremaine women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tremaine were Manager and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Saleslady
    18%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Waitress
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tremaine. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Tremaine. For the veterans among your Tremaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tremaine lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tremaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tremaine in 1952 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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