Gwyn Family History

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Gwyn Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Gwynn.

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


Similar surnames: Gwin, Gwinn, Gwynne, Guynn, Wynn, Guye, Goyne, Ewan, Gowen, Hayn

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Gwyn Family Origin

Where is the Gwyn family from?

Gwyn Family Occupations

What did your Gwyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gwyn family was Farm Hand. The most common Gwyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gwyn's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gwyn.

View Census data for Gwyn | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

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

Gwyn Historical Records

What Gwyn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gwyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gwyn 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 Gwyn

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gwyn. 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 Gwyn. For the veterans among your Gwyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gwyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Gwyn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gwyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gwyn in 1944 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gwyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gwyn 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.

Famous Gwyn Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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