Wain Family History

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Wain Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wayne.

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


Similar surnames: Warn, Wait, Cain, Lain, Win, Fain, Bain, Rain, Dain, Kain

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Wain Family Origin

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Wain Family Occupations

What did your Wain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Wain's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wain. A less common occupation for the Wain family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    3%

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

Wain Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wain Life Expectancy

What is the average Wain lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wain in 1942 was 26, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wain 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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