Coyne Family History

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Coyne Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuáin ‘descendant of Cuán’, a byname from a diminutive of cú ‘hound’, ‘dog’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cadhain ‘descendant of Cadhan’, a byname from cadhan ‘barnacle goose’. Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Comhgháin ‘descendant of Comghán’, a Connacht name usually Anglicized as Coen. Irish: variant of Quinn. English: metonymic occupational name for a minter of money, or a derogatory nickname for a miser, from Middle English coin ‘piece of money’ (earlier the die used to stamp money, from Latin cuneus ‘wedge’).

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

Similar surnames: Coyner, Corne, Clyne, Hoyne, Doyne, Corn, Noone, Wayne, Boyne, Corte

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Coyne Family Origin

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Coyne Family Occupations

What did your Coyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Coyne. 16% of Coyne men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Coyne women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coyne were Farmer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coyne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Coyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coyne 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Coyne. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Coyne. For the veterans among your Coyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coyne Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Coyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Coyne in 1947 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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