Fain Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various places in France, deriving their names mostly from Old French fain ‘swamp’, but Latin fanum ‘temple’ is also a source in some cases. English: variant spelling of Fayne.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Fail, Main, Faix, Frain, Bain, Hain, Fait, Dain, Sain

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Fain Family Origin

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Fain Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Fain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Fain's were Farmers.

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Fain Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Fain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fain in 1940 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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