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Origins of the Lyns surname

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About the Lynses

We have a total number of 539 records for people with the last name Lyns.

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Where do most Lynses live?

In 1921, most Lynses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lynses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 424 records for the Lyns surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lynses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lyns first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Lynses

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

Common Female occupations for Lynses in 1921
Scholar At Home


Box Maker


Cardboard Box Maker




Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Lynses in 1921
Wood Turner






Cabinet Maker




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