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Wynn Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name and byname Wine meaning ‘friend’, in part a short form of various compound names with this first element. Welsh: variant of Gwynn.

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


Similar surnames: Wann, Finn, Lynn, Wein, Wynne, Benn, Winn, Gwynn, Dinn, Wren

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Wynn Family Origin

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Wynn Family Occupations

What did your Wynn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wynn family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wynn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wynn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wynn.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Wynn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wynn Life Expectancy

What is the average Wynn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wynn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wynn in 1944 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wynn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wynn 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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