Gwyn Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Gwynn.

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


Similar surnames: Gwin, Gwinn, Gwynne, Guynn, Wynn, Guye, Goyne, Ewan, Gowen, Hayn

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Gwyn Family Origin

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Gwyn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gwyn family was Farm Hand. The most common Gwyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gwyn's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gwyn.

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Gwyn Historical Records

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Gwyn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Gwyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gwyn in 1944 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gwyn

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