Hynes Family History

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Hynes Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Hines. English: patronymic from Hine. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Heins or Heinz.

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


Similar surnames: Hines, Mynes, Haynes, Hynds, Rhynes, Henes, Heyne, Hypes, Dynes

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Hynes Family Origin

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Hynes Family Occupations

What did your Hynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hynes family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hynes. The most common Hynes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Hynes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Hynes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hynes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hynes. 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 Hynes. For the veterans among your Hynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hynes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hynes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hynes in 1942 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hynes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hynes 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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