Wynne Family History

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Wynne Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wynn. Welsh: variant of Gwynn. Irish (Connacht): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Gaoithin ‘descendant of Gaoithín’ (see Gahan), because Gaelic gaoth also means ‘wind’, and the English surname Wynne was taken as being related to the English vocabulary word wind.

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

Similar surnames: Wynn, Gwynne, Winne, Wyne, Winn, Wann, Wynns, Wyse, Wine, Lynne

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Wynne Family Origin

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Wynne Family Occupations

What did your Wynne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wynne family was Hunter. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wynne. The most common Wynne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 12% of Wynne's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk

  • Hunter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wynne ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wynne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Wynne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wynne 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Wynne. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Wynne. For the veterans among your Wynne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wynne Life Expectancy

What is the average Wynne lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wynne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wynne in 1945 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wynne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wynne ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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