Origins of the Lynan surname

About the Lynans

We have a total of 1377 records for people with the last name Lynan.

Find out more about your family in our records

    or try an advanced search
    Start free trial
    I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.
    SS
    Stuart
    Trustpilot logoTrustpilot 5 stars
    1 of 3

    Start your family tree

    Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Lynans.

    Sign up to get started

    Delve deeper into the Lynan family's history

    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 3North West 8Isle of ManYorkshireEast Midlands 1West Midlands 1EastLondon 42South East 2South WestSouth WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth Wales 1Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Lynans lived in london

    Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

    Interesting facts about Lynan

    How common is your surname?

    You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

    We have for the Lynan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1900.

    Who were Lynans most likely to marry?

    Our tell us which families married Lynans.

    What are the most common Lynan first names?

    John

    James

    Mary

    Margaret

    Our tell us the names of Lynan family members
    Man with milk churns and census card collage
    Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

    Common jobs for Lynans

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Common female occupations for Lynans in 1921

    House Keeper

    4

    Laundress

    4

    House Servant

    3

    Housekeeper

    3

    Plough Boy

    3

    Common male occupations for Lynans in 1921

    Trimmer

    10

    General Labourer

    6

    Chemical Labourer

    3

    Farm Labourer

    3

    Baker

    2

    We found over 72,000 family trees with the Lynan surname

    Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Lynans.

    Search for a relative in our family trees

    Learn more about the lives of Lynan family members

    Share your discoveries

    Look for a different surname