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Wainer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wagoner or carter, Middle English wayner, an agent derivative of Old English wæg(e)n, wæn ‘cart’. Variant of German Wagner in Slavic-speaking regions. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Weiner.

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


Similar surnames: Wagner, Wapner, Weiner, Rainer, Winer, Kasner, Walker, Warner, Wanner

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Wainer Family Origin

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Wainer Family Occupations

What did your Wainer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wainer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Wainer's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk On Rr and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wainer. A less common occupation for the Wainer family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Clerk On Rr

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%

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

Wainer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wainer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wainer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wainer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wainer in 1959 was 56, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wainer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wainer 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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