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Sayne Name Meaning

Variant of Sain 1 a surname of German origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wayne, Sayle, Saine, Bane, Bayne, Mayne, Fayne, Sane, Stone, Rayne

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Where is the Sayne family from?

You can see how Sayne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sayne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sayne families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 21 Sayne families living in Lancashire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Sayne's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Sayne families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sayne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sayne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sayne. 85% of Sayne 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%
  • Home Duties
    16%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sayne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sayne 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 756 immigration records available for the last name Sayne. 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 388 military records available for the last name Sayne. For the veterans among your Sayne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sayne lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sayne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Sayne in 1963 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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