Plain Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Plasnes in Eure.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Main, Plaia, Blain, Hain, Plein, Fain, Pla, Plate, Albin

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Plain Family Origin

Where is the Plain family from?

SHOW MORE

Plain Family Occupations

What did your Plain ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Drover

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Plain family was Labourer. The most common Plain occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Plain's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Drover were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plain.

Source: Census data for Plain | Data not to scale

Plain Historical Records

What Plain family records will you find?

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Plain

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Plain Life Expectancy

What is the average Plain lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plain 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 1956 and 2004, Plain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Plain in 1956 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plain

Famous Plain Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name