Hynes Family History

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Hynes Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Hines. English: patronymic from Hine. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Heins or Heinz.

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

Similar surnames: Hines, Mynes, Haynes, Hynds, Rhynes, Henes, Heyne, Hypes, Dynes

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Hynes Family Origin

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Hynes Family Occupations

What did your Hynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hynes. 42% of Hynes men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Hynes women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hynes were Storekeeper and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Storekeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Student
  • Operator
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hynes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 87,000 census records available for the last name Hynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hynes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Hynes. 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 Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Hynes. For the veterans among your Hynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hynes Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hynes in 1942 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

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