Lyn Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Lynn. Dutch: probably an altered form of Dutch van der Li(j)n (see Vanderlinden 3). Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lynn, Lin, Lyon, Lem, Ly, Lyne, Lien, Lim, Lau, Klyn

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Lyn Family Origin

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Lyn Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Domestique

    13%

In 1881, the most common Lyn occupation in Canada was Servant. 25% of Lyn's were Servants. A less common occupation for the Lyn family was Domestique. Servant, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyn.

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Lyn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1969 and 2004, Lyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lyn in 1969 was 55, and 50 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyn

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