Stain Family History

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Stain Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Stain in Lincolnshire, named with Old Norse steinn ‘stone’, ‘rock’.

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


Similar surnames: Stein, Stai, Swain, Stair, Spain, Start, Starin, Sain, Astin, Fain

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Stain Family Origin

Where is the Stain family from?

Stain Family Occupations

What did your Stain ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Book Folder, Brakesman and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stain. The most common Stain occupation in Canada was Book Folder. 20% of Stain's were Book Folders. A less common occupation for the Stain family was R. R. Section Foreman.

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  • Book Folder

    20%
  • Brakesman

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%
  • R. R. Section Foreman

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stain ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stain Historical Records

What Stain family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Stain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stain 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stain. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stain. For the veterans among your Stain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stain Life Expectancy

What is the average Stain lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Stain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stain in 1954 was 53, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stain 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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