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Certain Name Meaning

French: nickname from certain ‘certain’, ‘resolute’, a derivative of Old French certise ‘certitude’. English: variant spelling of Sartain, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Curtain, Germain, Sartain, German, Corbin, Jermain, Crain, Partain

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Certain Family Origin

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Certain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works On Farm

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Certain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Certain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Certain family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Certain.

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Certain Historical Records

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Certain Life Expectancy

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Famous Certain Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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