Lyness Family History

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Lyness Name Meaning

Northern English and Irish: in part at least, probably a variant spelling of Lines. It was taken to County Armagh, Ireland, in the 17th century and is now found chiefly in counties Antrim and Down, where it is sometimes used for Mac Aleenan.

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


Similar surnames: Lavers, Hynes, Lynch, Ness, Dyess, Anness, Less, Mynes, Lykes, Lyne

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Lyness Family Origin

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Lyness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Son

    25%
  • School Teacher

    13%
  • Minehand

    6%

In 1881, the most common Lyness occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Lyness's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lyness family was Minehand. Farmer, Son and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyness.

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Lyness Historical Records

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Lyness Life Expectancy

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