Sain Name Meaning

French (Saïn): from Old French saïn ‘grease’, ‘fat’, ‘dripping’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, especially a pork butcher (charcutier).

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


Similar surnames: Bain, Satin, Saint, Fain, Savin, Main, Chain, Sabin, Dain, Swain

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Sain Family Origin

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Sain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sain family was Keeping House. The most common Sain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Sain's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sain.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Sain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sain in 1946 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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