Byrns Family History

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Byrns Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Byrnes.

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


Similar surnames: Burns, Birns, Byrnes, Berns, Byrne, Byrn, Barns, Kerns, Barnes, Burn

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Byrns Family Origin

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Byrns Family Occupations

What did your Byrns ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Byrns family was Carter. The most common Byrns occupation in the UK was Alkali Laborer (Manuf). 6% of Byrns's were Alkali Laborer (Manuf)s. Alkali Laborer (Manuf), Blast Furnace Keeper and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byrns.

View Census data for Byrns | Data not to scale

  • Alkali Laborer (Manuf)

    6%
  • Blast Furnace Keeper

    6%
  • Boiler Maker

    6%
  • Carter

    6%

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

Byrns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Byrns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byrns census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Byrns

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Byrns. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Byrns. For the veterans among your Byrns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byrns Life Expectancy

What is the average Byrns lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Byrns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Byrns in 1952 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byrns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byrns ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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