Coyne Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuáin ‘descendant of Cuán’, a byname from a diminutive of cú ‘hound’, ‘dog’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cadhain ‘descendant of Cadhan’, a byname from cadhan ‘barnacle goose’. Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Comhgháin ‘descendant of Comghán’, a Connacht name usually Anglicized as Coen. Irish: variant of Quinn. English: metonymic occupational name for a minter of money, or a derogatory nickname for a miser, from Middle English coin ‘piece of money’ (earlier the die used to stamp money, from Latin cuneus ‘wedge’).

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


Similar surnames: Coyner, Corne, Clyne, Hoyne, Doyne, Corn, Noone, Wayne, Boyne, Corte

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Coyne Family Origin

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Coyne Family Occupations

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In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coyne. A less common occupation for the Coyne family was Clark. The most common Coyne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Coyne's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • School

    4%
  • Clark

    3%

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Coyne Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Coyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Coyne in 1947 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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