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Clyne Family History

Clyne Surname Meaning

Irish (Roscommon and Longford): variant of (Mac)Kilcline an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chlaoin ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of Chlaon’ a byname from claon ‘deceitful’. Scottish: habitational name from any of various places called Clyne from Gaelic claon ‘slope’. Americanized form of German Dutch and Jewish Klein .

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

Similar surnames: Cline, Lyne, Coyne, Clune, Clyde, Crayne, Cleve, Cane, Clynes, Clive

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Where is the Clyne family from?

You can see how Clyne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clyne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clyne families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 33 Clyne families living in Lancashire. This was about 34% of all the recorded Clyne's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Clyne families in 1891.
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What did your Clyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clothing Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Clyne. 25% of Clyne men worked as a Clothing Machinist and 86% of Clyne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clyne were Labourer and Shop Assistant. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Clothing Machinist
  • Medical Practitioner
  • Public Works Cout Labourer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Tailoress
  • Raincoat Machinist
  • Shop Assistant
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Clyne. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Clyne. For the veterans among your Clyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clyne lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Clyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Clyne in 1961 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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