Caine Family History

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Caine Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and French: variant spelling of Cain. French: derogatory nickname for a peevish or bad-tempered person, from caigne ‘bitch’.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Maine, Cane, Laine, Raine, Baine, Carne, Cale, Faine, Cains

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Caine Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Caine name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    41%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    24%

  • European Jewish

    7%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • France

    4%

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Caine Family Origin

Where is the Caine family from?

Caine Family Occupations

What did your Caine ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Caine occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Caine's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caine. A less common occupation for the Caine family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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

Caine Historical Records

What Caine family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Caine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caine 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Caine. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Caine. For the veterans among your Caine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caine Life Expectancy

What is the average Caine lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Caine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Caine in 1947 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caine 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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