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Allyn Name Meaning

English: variant of Allen, established in New England in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Allen, Allan, Allin, Ally, Alan, Allman, Alling, Alles, Ellen, Aley

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Where is the Allyn family from?

You can see how Allyn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allyn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allyn families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Allyn families living in Alberta. This was about 52% of all the recorded Allyn's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Allyn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allyn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Contractor was the top reported job for people in the CA named Allyn. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Contractor
    100%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Allyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allyn 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Allyn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Allyn. For the veterans among your Allyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allyn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Allyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Allyn in 1950 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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