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Hainer Name Meaning

South German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Haginher composed of the elements hag ‘hedge enclosure’ + hari heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Mainer, Hahner, Rainier, Haider, Hafner, Agner, Haener, Haner, Hagner

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Where is the Hainer family from?

You can see how Hainer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hainer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hainer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 27 Hainer families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Hainer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hainer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hainer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hainer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hainer. 85% of Hainer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    85%
  • Private Means
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hainer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hainer 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 995 immigration records available for the last name Hainer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hainer. For the veterans among your Hainer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hainer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hainer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hainer in 1946 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

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