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Gaines Genealogy & History

Gaines is an English surname, originally coming from Old French and brought over by the Normans. It was a nickname for someone clever, from the Old French "engaigne", probably from the Latin "ingenia", for ingenuity. Gaines family history starts with the recording of William Ingania of Huntingdon in the 1086 Domesday Book. Gaines genealogy includes several renowned people, like internationally recognized African-American author Ernest Gaines, Mad magazine founder and publisher William Gaines, and Pulitzer prize-winning journalism professor William Gaines. There is a small town of Gaines in upstate New York, named for General Edmund Gaines, who defended it in the War of 1812.


Gaines Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aamittkia Gaines-- --, 1973January 10,2010MS
Baby Gaines-- --, 1924January 22,2002TX
C Jerry Gaines-- --, 1942June 14,2004GA
Dail Gaines-- --, 1925August 21,1995ID

Gaines Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Eadfield Gaines-- --, 1931February ,1983Port Sulphur,LA
Fae Gaines-- --, 1937December 31,2002Opp,AL
Gabrella Gaines-- --, 1917May 15,2010Jackson,GA
H Deane Gaines-- --, 1925July 16,1997Braselton,GA

Gaines Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Arthur GainesCeba BrantonJune 5,1960Wake, NC
Benjamin GainesKaren BareJuly 15,1979Wake, NC
Edgar GainesSusan WootenSeptember 15,1979Wake, NC
Gilbert GainesJohnsie MccloudFebruary 21,1955Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Gaines

807th: Osborn808th: Donaldson
809th: Stern810th: Rosen
811th: Richter812th: Witt
813th: Donnelly814th: Mercer
815th: Hooper816th: Waller

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