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Odrain Family History

Odrain Surname 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: Drain, Dain, Train, Frain, Rain, Orkin, Oran, Brain, Orvin, Orlin

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Where is the Odrain family from?

You can see how Odrain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odrain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Odrain families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Odrain families living in Channel Islands. This was about 60% of all the recorded Odrain's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Odrain families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odrain surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Odrain ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 579 census records available for the last name Odrain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odrain 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Odrain. 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 116 military records available for the last name Odrain. For the veterans among your Odrain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Odrain lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Odrain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Odrain in 1970 was 95, and 67 in 2004.

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