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Lyng Family History

Lyng Name Meaning
Danish: ornamental name from lyng ‘heather’ (Old Norse lyng).Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Trøndelag named with the same word.

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

26,351 Historical Documents with Lyng on Ancestry.com
9,727 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,010 Military Records
1,325 Immigration Records
6,242 Census and Voter Lists
8,047 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lyng Families

  • Number of Lyng families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lyng families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lyng last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lyng census records

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Lyng Family Origin

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Lyng Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Lyng 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.

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Average Life Expectancy for Lyng

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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.

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Lyng Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lyng census records

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Lyng Civil War Service Records

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