Tynan Family History

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Tynan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Teimhneáin ‘descendant of Teimhneán’, possibly from a diminutive of Old Irish teimhean ‘dark’.

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


Similar surnames: Synan, Toman, Finan, Ronan, Toran, Ryan, Nyhan, Tivnan, Honan, Wynn

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Tynan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tynan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tynan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland

    47%

  • England & Wales

    31%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Italy

    3%

  • France

    3%

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Tynan Family Origin

Where is the Tynan family from?

Tynan Family Occupations

What did your Tynan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tynan family was Charwoman. The most common Tynan occupation in the UK was French Polisher. 6% of Tynan's were French Polishers. French Polisher, Housekeeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tynan.

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  • French Polisher

    6%
  • Housekeeper

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Charwoman

    3%

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

Tynan Historical Records

What Tynan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Tynan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tynan 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tynan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Tynan. For the veterans among your Tynan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tynan Life Expectancy

What is the average Tynan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tynan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tynan in 1944 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tynan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tynan 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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