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Strain Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced and altered spelling of Strachan.

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


Similar surnames: Strawn, Swain, Stein, Brain, Crain, Strane, Strine, Strada, Straut

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Strain Family Origin

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Strain Family Occupations

What did your Strain ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    2%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strain. A less common occupation for the Strain family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Strain occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Strain's were Coal Miners.

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Strain Historical Records

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

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Strain Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strain 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.

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