Defrain Family History

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Defrain Name Meaning

French: variant, with the preposition de ‘from’, of the habitational name Frain. Altered spelling of French Dufresne.

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

Similar surnames: Drain, Frain, Fain, Demarais, Fralin, Demain, Verdin, Gervin, Certain

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Defrain Family Origin

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Defrain Family Occupations

What did your Defrain ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Servant was the top reported job for people in the CA named Defrain.

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Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant

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Defrain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Defrain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Defrain 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 104 immigration records available for the last name Defrain. 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 326 military records available for the last name Defrain. For the veterans among your Defrain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Defrain Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Defrain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Defrain in 1959 was 40, and 51 in 2004.

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