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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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Where is the Stain family from?

You can see how Stain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stain families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Stain families living in Alberta. This was about 20% of all the recorded Stain's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Stain families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stain surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stain ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Stain. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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