Lyness Family History

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Lyness Name Meaning

Northern English and Irish: in part at least, probably a variant spelling of Lines. It was taken to County Armagh, Ireland, in the 17th century and is now found chiefly in counties Antrim and Down, where it is sometimes used for Mac Aleenan.

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


Similar surnames: Lavers, Hynes, Lynch, Ness, Dyess, Anness, Less, Mynes, Lykes, Lyne

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Lyness Family Origin

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Lyness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Boiler Maker

    9%
  • Farming

    9%

In 1880, the most common Lyness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Lyness's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lyness family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyness.

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Lyness Historical Records

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Lyness Life Expectancy

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