Gain Name Meaning

English: variant of Gaines.

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


Similar surnames: Dain, Rain, Wain, Gin, Lain, Gains, Gail, Cain, Fain, Gavin

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Gain Family Origin

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Gain Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gain family was Retired Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gain. The most common Gain occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Gain's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Gain Historical Records

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Gain Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Gain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gain in 1946 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gain

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