Payne Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine. This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Pane, Mayne, Bayne, Pyne, Layne, Hayne, Sayne, Kayne, Rayne, Paine

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Payne Family Origin

Where is the Payne family from?

SHOW MORE

Payne Family Occupations

What did your Payne ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Payne ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Source: Census data for Payne | Data not to scale

Payne Historical Records

What Payne family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Payne ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Payne

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Payne Life Expectancy

What is the average Payne lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Payne ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Payne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Payne in 1940 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Payne

Famous Payne Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name