Wain Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wayne.

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

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Wain Family Origin

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Wain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Wain | Data not to scale

Wain Historical Records

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Wain Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wain

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