Tyne Family History

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Tyne Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Teimhin ‘descendant of Teimhean’, from teimhean ‘dark’, an adjective from teimhe ‘dusk’, ‘darkness’. English: probably a habitational name for someone from Tyneside in northeast England.

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

Similar surnames: Tine, Tye, Lyne, Tune, Tyre, Stone, Tyrone, Doyne, Clyne, Sayne

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Tyne Family Origin

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Tyne Family Occupations

What did your Tyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tyne family was Blue Slater. The most common Tyne occupation in the UK was Iron Moulder. 5% of Tyne's were Iron Moulders. Iron Moulder, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith Out Of Employ were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tyne.

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  • Iron Moulder

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith Out Of Employ

  • Blue Slater


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

Tyne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tyne 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tyne. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tyne. For the veterans among your Tyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tyne Life Expectancy

What is the average Tyne lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Tyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tyne in 1960 was 55, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tyne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tyne 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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