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Bynns Family History

Bynns 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: Binns, Benns, Bynes, Wynns, Byrns, Banks, Bann, Burns, Lynn, Mynes

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Where is the Bynns family from?

You can see how Bynns families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bynns family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bynns families were found in USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1871. In 1920 there was 1 Bynns family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Bynns's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bynns families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bynns surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bynns ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bynns ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 60 census records available for the last name Bynns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bynns 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Bynns. 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 1 military records available for the last name Bynns. For the veterans among your Bynns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bynns lifespan?

Average Bynns life expectancy in 1976 was 84 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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