Allain Family History

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Allain Name Meaning

French form of Allen. This is a common spelling of the surname, although the normal spelling of the French personal name is Alain.

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


Similar surnames: Allan, Allin, Alan, Allard, Allman, Vallin, Albin, Alvin, Allen

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Allain Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Allain name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Allain. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    39%

  • England & Wales

    26%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Italy

    2%

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Allain Family Origin

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Allain Family Occupations

What did your Allain ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Allain family was Labourer. The most common Allain occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 14% of Allain's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allain.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

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

Allain Historical Records

What Allain family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Allain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allain 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Allain. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Allain. For the veterans among your Allain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allain Life Expectancy

What is the average Allain lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Allain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Allain in 1943 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Allain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Allain 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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