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Wainer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wagoner or carter, Middle English wayner, an agent derivative of Old English wæg(e)n, wæn ‘cart’. Variant of German Wagner in Slavic-speaking regions. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Weiner.

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


Similar surnames: Wagner, Wapner, Weiner, Rainer, Winer, Kasner, Walker, Warner, Wanner

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Wainer Family Origin

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Wainer Family Occupations

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  • Railway Clerk

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Brewer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wainer family was Bricklayer. The most common Wainer occupation in the UK was Railway Clerk. 7% of Wainer's were Railway Clerks. Railway Clerk, Agricultural Labourer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wainer.

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Wainer Historical Records

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Wainer Life Expectancy

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