Byrnes Family History

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Byrnes Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Byrne, formed with the addition of English patronymic -s.

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


Similar surnames: Barnes, Byrns, Burns, Hynes, Brines, Birney, Dynes, Baines, Garnes

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Byrnes Family Origin

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Byrnes Family Occupations

What did your Byrnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Byrnes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Byrnes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byrnes. A less common occupation for the Byrnes family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Byrnes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Byrnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byrnes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Byrnes

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Byrnes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Byrnes. For the veterans among your Byrnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byrnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Byrnes lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Byrnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Byrnes in 1941 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byrnes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byrnes 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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