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Tynan Name Meaning

Irish (Laois and Kilkenny): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Teimhneáin ‘descendant of Teimhneán’ which is probably derived from a diminutive of Old Irish teimhean ‘dark’. See Teevan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Synan, Toman, Finan, Ronan, Toran, Ryan, Nyhan, Tivnan, Honan, Wynn

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Where is the Tynan family from?

You can see how Tynan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tynan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tynan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Tynan families living in Quebec. This was about 46% of all the recorded Tynan's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Tynan families in 1911.
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What did your Tynan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tynan. 11% of Tynan men worked as a Clerk and 21% of Tynan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tynan were Farmer and Clerical. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Clerical
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Passenger Lists

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Tynan. For the veterans among your Tynan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tynan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tynan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tynan in 1944 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

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