Glynn Name Meaning

Welsh and Cornish: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Welsh glyn, Cornish glin, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Morgan proposes Glynllifon in Caernarfon as a probably source of the Welsh surname. Irish: reduced form of Gaelic Mag Fhloinn (see McGlynn).

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


Similar surnames: Lynn, Glen, Flynn, Linn, Lyon, Gann, Glenny, Genn, Mcglynn, Gwynn

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Glynn Family Origin

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Glynn Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    14%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • School

    9%
  • Miner

    7%

In 1881, Labourer, Laborer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glynn. The most common Glynn occupation in Canada was Labourer. 14% of Glynn's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Glynn family was Miner.

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Glynn Historical Records

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Glynn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Glynn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Glynn in 1943 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glynn

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