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Clyne Family History

Clyne Name Meaning

Irish (Roscommon and Longford): variant of (Mac)Kilcline, an Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chlaoin ’son of the deceitful lad’, from claon ‘deceitful’. Scottish: habitational name from any of various places named Clyne, from Gaelic claon ‘slope’. Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Klein.

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


Similar surnames: Cline, Lyne, Coyne, Clune, Clyde, Crayne, Cleve, Cane, Clynes, Clive

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Where is the Clyne family from?

You can see how Clyne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clyne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clyne families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Clyne families living in Tennessee. This was about 38% of all the recorded Clyne's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Clyne families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clyne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clyne. 23% of Clyne men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Clyne women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clyne were Lawyer and Clerk.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Lawyer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Clyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clyne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Clyne. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Clyne lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Clyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Clyne in 1961 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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