Dainty Family History

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Dainty Name Meaning

English: affectionate nickname or term of address, from Middle English deinteth ‘pleasure’, ‘tidbit’ (Old French deintiet, from Latin dignitas ‘worth’, ‘value’). The word was also used as an adjective in the later form deinte (Old French deint(i)é) in the sense ‘fine’, ‘handsome’, ‘pleasant’.

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


Similar surnames: Saint, Dain, Daisy, Laity, Dabney, Daunt, Cain, Darney, Danz, Daney

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Dainty Family Origin

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Dainty Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Charter Master

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dainty family was Charter Master. The most common Dainty occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Dainty's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dainty.

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Dainty Historical Records

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Dainty Life Expectancy

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