Cains Family History

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Cains Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Caines.

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

Similar surnames: Rains, Cain, Caine, Hains, Dains, Mains, Bains, Gains, Haines, Faine

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Cains Family Origin

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Cains Family Occupations

What did your Cains ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Retired were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cains. 15% of Cains men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Cains women worked as a Retired. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cains were Clerk and Washerwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Chauffeur
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Retired
  • Washerwoman

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

Cains Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cains. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cains 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cains. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 763 military records available for the last name Cains. For the veterans among your Cains ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cains Life Expectancy

What is the average Cains lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cains life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cains in 1962 was 74, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cains

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cains 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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