Lynes Family History

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Lynes Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Line 1.

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

Similar surnames: Lines, Mynes, Lyne, Lykes, Lyles, Dynes, Pynes, Hynes, Tynes, Lyness

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Lynes Family Origin

Where is the Lynes family from?

Lynes Family Occupations

What did your Lynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lynes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Lynes's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Lynes family was Bricklayers Lab. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lynes.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Bricklayers Lab


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

Lynes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Lynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lynes 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lynes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lynes. For the veterans among your Lynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lynes Life Expectancy

What is the average Lynes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lynes in 1956 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lynes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lynes 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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