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Main Genealogy & History

Main is a general European surname, with this particular spelling being English, Norse, or French. It comes from the Latin magnus, meaning big or strong, and was used as a baptismal name as well as a nickname for someone particularly strong. It may also come from the French province of Main or from the Viking settlers of Scotland. Main family history begins in 1204, when Robert Main was noted in the Assize Rolls of Yorkshire. Main genealogy includes award-winning zoologist Bert Main and Olympic Canadian rowing medalist Grant Main.

Main Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Ada Main-- --, 1896October ,1973NY
Barbara Main-- --, 1907July ,1983NY
C A Charla Main-- --, 1953October 15,1993CO
Daisy Main-- --, 1890August 13,1988MA

Main Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Jean Main-- --, 1926July 28,1994Ellwood City,PA
Fanny Main-- --, 1894December ,1973Milton,NH
Garnet Main-- --, 1887June ,1985Coggon,IA
H Ruth Main-- --, 1928July 10,1992Sunbury,OH

Main Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alexander MainElizabeth SmartAugust 31,1982Wake, NC
Charles MainMargaret TaylorJuly 29,1972Wake, NC
Dennis MainDiane BindonApril 30,1964Wake, NC
Eric MainKatie EvansMarch 29,2001Tarrant, TX

Most Common Surnames After Main

2236th: Wing2237th: Parnell
2238th: Pruett2239th: Paulsen
2240th: Halverson2241st: D'Amico
2242nd: Boykin2243rd: Dykes
2244th: Roark2245th: Bollinger

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