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Hainault Family History

Hainault Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Henault, Chinault, Daignault, Shinault, Pinault, Denault, Hannula

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Where is the Hainault family from?

You can see how Hainault families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hainault family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hainault families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Hainault families living in Rhode Island. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hainault's in USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of Hainault families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hainault surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hainault ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hainault. 42% of Hainault men worked as a Journalier and 100% of Hainault women worked as a Servant. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
  • Labourer
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
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What Hainault family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hainault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hainault census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 59 immigration records available for the last name Hainault. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 84 military records available for the last name Hainault. For the veterans among your Hainault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hainault lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Hainault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hainault in 1966 was 83, and 82 in 2001.

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