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Lanyon Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from a place in Madron parish near Penzance, named in Cornish as ‘cold pool’, from lyn ‘pool’ + yeyn ‘cold’.

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


Similar surnames: Kenyon, Lawton, Banton, Lanyi, Hanton, Linton, Clanton, Danton

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Lanyon Family Origin

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Lanyon Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    14%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Farm

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Lanyon occupation in the USA was Miner. 14% of Lanyon's were Miners. Miner, Farmer and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanyon. A less common occupation for the Lanyon family was Laborer.

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Lanyon Historical Records

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Lanyon Life Expectancy

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