Lynam Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Devon, Oxfordshire, and Wiltshire named Lynam, from Old English lin ‘flax’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’. Irish: English surname adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Laidhghneáin (see Linehan).

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


Similar surnames: Lynch, Byam, Lynn, Linam, Lyne, Lyng, Lynum, Lyman, Tynan, Luna

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Lynam Family Origin

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Lynam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Boiler Maker

    4%
  • Coalminer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Lynam occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Lynam's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lynam. A less common occupation for the Lynam family was Coalminer.

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Lynam Historical Records

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Lynam Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Lynam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lynam in 1941 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lynam

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