Gwynn Name Meaning

Welsh: from gwyn ‘light’, ‘white’, ‘fair’. This word was widely used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. It may also be a nickname for a person with fair hair or a noticeably pale complexion. See also Winn.

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


Similar surnames: Wynn, Wann, Glynn, Gunn, Gann, Ginn, Dunn, Wren, Gnann, Lynn

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Gwynn Family Origin

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Gwynn Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Gwynn occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Gwynn's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Gwynn family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gwynn.

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Gwynn Historical Records

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Gwynn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Gwynn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gwynn in 1949 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gwynn

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