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Huynes Family History

Huynes Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Haynes, Hynes, Guynes, Hayes, Hines, Mynes, Kunes, Hughes, Huyser

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Where is the Huynes family from?

You can see how Huynes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huynes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Huynes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Huynes family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Huynes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Huynes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huynes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Huynes. 100% of Huynes men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 215 census records available for the last name Huynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huynes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Huynes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7 military records available for the last name Huynes. For the veterans among your Huynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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