Payne Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine. This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Pane, Mayne, Bayne, Pyne, Layne, Hayne, Sayne, Kayne, Rayne, Paine

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Payne Family Origin

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Payne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Servant

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Payne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Payne's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Payne. A less common occupation for the Payne family was Laborer.

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Payne Historical Records

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Payne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Payne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Payne in 1940 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Payne

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