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Coyner Family History

Coyner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a moneyer, from an agent derivative of Middle English coin ‘piece of money’ (see Coyne).

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


Similar surnames: Coyne, Conner, Corner, Comer, Poyner, Coyer, Cooper, Copper, Horner

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Where is the Coyner family from?

You can see how Coyner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coyner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coyner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Coyner families living in Virginia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Coyner's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Coyner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coyner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coyner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Coyner. 19% of Coyner men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Coyner women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coyner were Operator and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Operator
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coyner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coyner 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Coyner. 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 925 military records available for the last name Coyner. For the veterans among your Coyner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coyner lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Coyner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Coyner in 1950 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

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