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Strain Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced and altered spelling of Strachan.

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


Similar surnames: Strawn, Swain, Stein, Brain, Crain, Strane, Strine, Strada, Straut

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Strain Family Origin

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Strain Family Occupations

What did your Strain ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • School

    14%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Strain family was Laborer. Farmer, School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strain. The most common Strain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Strain's were Farmers.

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Strain Historical Records

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Strain Life Expectancy

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