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Phynes Family History

Phynes 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: Rhynes, Hynes, Pynes, Hines, Haynes, Mynes, Poyner, Pines, Phares

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Where is the Phynes family from?

You can see how Phynes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Phynes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Phynes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Phynes families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Phynes's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Phynes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Phynes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Phynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Maid was the top reported job for people in the USA named Phynes. 100% of Phynes women worked as a Maid. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 62 census records available for the last name Phynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Phynes 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Phynes. 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 67 military records available for the last name Phynes. For the veterans among your Phynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Phynes lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2002, in the United States, Phynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Phynes in 1979 was 62, and 59 in 2002.

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