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Defrain Name Meaning

French: variant, with the preposition de ‘from’, of the habitational name Frain. Altered spelling of French Dufresne.

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


Similar surnames: Drain, Frain, Fain, Demarais, Fralin, Demain, Verdin, Gervin, Certain

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Defrain Family Origin

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Defrain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Country Merchant

    10%
  • Dressmaker

    10%
  • Engineer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Defrain family was Engineer. The most common Defrain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Defrain's were Farmers. Farmer, Country Merchant and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Defrain.

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Defrain Historical Records

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Defrain Life Expectancy

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