14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Flynn Family History

Flynn Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann’, a byname meaning ‘red(dish)’, ‘ruddy’. There were families of this name in various parts of Ireland.

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

1,760,711 Historical Documents with Flynn on Ancestry.com
602,842 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
85,039 Military Records
95,231 Immigration Records
457,143 Census and Voter Lists
520,456 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Flynn Families

  • Number of Flynn families
     1,217 - 2,431
     406 - 1,216
     1 - 405
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Flynn families
     908 - 1,814
     303 - 907
     1 - 302
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Flynn families
     183 - 364
     62 - 182
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Flynn census records

You can see how Flynn families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Flynn census records >

Flynn Family Origin

Click on a place to view Flynn immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Flynn families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Flynn immigration records >

Flynn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Flynn immigration records

You can find out when most of the Flynn families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Flynn immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Flynn

Click on a circle in the chart to view Flynn birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Flynn ancestors in the SSDI

Flynn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Flynn census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Flynn ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Flynn census records >

Flynn Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Flynn military records >

Message Board about Flynn 1446 Threads, 73 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions