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Haining Family History

Haining Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Heining a Low German patronymic from Heinrich . Scottish and English (northern; Dumfriesshire and Kirkcudbrightshire): variant of Hanning .

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

Similar surnames: Hanning, Haning, Harding, Halling, Horning, Henning, Harling, Harting

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Where is the Haining family from?

You can see how Haining families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haining family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haining families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 27 Haining families living in Lancashire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Haining's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Haining families in 1891.
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What did your Haining ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fitterelectrometer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Haining. 50% of Haining men worked as a Fitterelectrometer and 89% of Haining women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haining were Estate Property Repairer and Cotton Weaver. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Fitterelectrometer
  • Estate Property Repairer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Cotton Weaver
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Haining. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haining 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Haining. 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 799 military records available for the last name Haining. For the veterans among your Haining ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haining lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Haining life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haining in 1954 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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