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Bynn Family History

Bynn Name 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: Bann, Lynn, Benn, Wynn, Bunn, Bonn, Rynn, Byun, Pynn, Byrn

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Where is the Bynn family from?

You can see how Bynn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bynn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bynn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Bynn families living in South Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bynn's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Bynn families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bynn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bynn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Foreman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bynn. 50% of Bynn men worked as a Foreman and 100% of Bynn women worked as a Teacher. .

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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

  • Foreman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 314 census records available for the last name Bynn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bynn 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 95 immigration records available for the last name Bynn. 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 32 military records available for the last name Bynn. For the veterans among your Bynn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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