Tyne Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Teimhin ‘descendant of Teimhean’, from teimhean ‘dark’, an adjective from teimhe ‘dusk’, ‘darkness’. English: probably a habitational name for someone from Tyneside in northeast England.

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


Similar surnames: Tine, Tye, Lyne, Tune, Tyre, Stone, Tyrone, Doyne, Clyne, Sayne

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Tyne Family Origin

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Tyne Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Painter

    6%
  • Barber

    3%

In 1880, the most common Tyne occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Tyne's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tyne. A less common occupation for the Tyne family was Barber.

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Tyne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2003, Tyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tyne in 1960 was 55, and 80 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tyne

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