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Bynner Family History

Bynner 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: Bonner, Banner, Benner, Binner, Bunner, Berner, Jenner, Pinner

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Where is the Bynner family from?

You can see how Bynner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bynner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bynner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Bynner families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Bynner's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bynner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bynner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bynner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bynner. 31% of Bynner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bynner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bynner were Accountant and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Accountant
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bynner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bynner 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Bynner. 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 141 military records available for the last name Bynner. For the veterans among your Bynner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bynner lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1993, in the United States, Bynner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bynner in 1968 was 87, and 98 in 1993.

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