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Daynes Family History

Daynes Name Meaning

see Dains .

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


Similar surnames: Haynes, Danes, Raynes, Aynes, Maynes, Daines, Dynes, Gaynes, Baynes

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Where is the Daynes family from?

You can see how Daynes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daynes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Daynes families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 308 Daynes families living in Norfolk. This was about 57% of all the recorded Daynes's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Daynes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daynes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Daynes. 20% of Daynes men worked as a General Labourer and 81% of Daynes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daynes were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Dutie. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    20%
  • Farm Labourer
    18%
  • Builders Labourer
    12%
  • Bricklayer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    2%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Daynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daynes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 680 immigration records available for the last name Daynes. 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 Cards

There are 805 military records available for the last name Daynes. For the veterans among your Daynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daynes lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Daynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Daynes in 1960 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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