Lyne Family History

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Lyne Name Meaning

English: variant of Lind 2 and Line 1. Irish: variant of Lane 2. Scottish: habitational name from places so named in Ayrshire, Peebles-shire, and Wigtownshire.

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

Similar surnames: Lynn, Clyne, Lyde, Lone, Lane, Lyle, Lye, Tyne, Wyne, Line

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Lyne Family Origin

Where is the Lyne family from?

Lyne Family Occupations

What did your Lyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyne. The most common Lyne occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Lyne's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Lyne family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Annuitant

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Lyne Historical Records

What Lyne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Lyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lyne. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lyne. For the veterans among your Lyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyne Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyne lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lyne in 1956 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyne 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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