Bains Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on that of a Jat tribe. It is believed that Bains was the name of the ancestor of this clan. Scottish and English: variant of Baines.

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


Similar surnames: Mains, Bain, Baines, Cain, Barns, Dains, Rains, Baine, Bins, Hains

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Bains Family Origin

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Bains Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carriage Maker

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Labour

    7%

In 1881, the most common Bains occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Bains's were Farmers. Farmer, Carriage Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bains. A less common occupation for the Bains family was Farm Labour.

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Bains Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Bains life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Bains in 1960 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bains

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