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Vyn Family History

Vyn 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: Van, Lyn, Yu, Han, Son, Yan, Pan, Tan, Yi, An

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Where is the Vyn family from?

You can see how Vyn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vyn family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Vyn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Vyn families living in Monmouthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Vyn's in United Kingdom. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Vyn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vyn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vyn ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Dentist
    100%
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Census Records

There are 270 census records available for the last name Vyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vyn 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Vyn. 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 27 military records available for the last name Vyn. For the veterans among your Vyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vyn lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Vyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Vyn in 1968 was 81, and 57 in 2003.

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