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Origins of the Medlyn surname

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About the Medlyns

We have a total number of 1389 records for people with the last name Medlyn.

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Where do most Medlyns live?

In 1921, most Medlyns lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Medlyns

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We have 1,110 records for the Medlyn surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Medlyns most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Medlyn first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Medlyns

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

Common Female occupations for Medlyns in 1921
General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant




General Servant




Common Male occupations for Medlyns in 1921
Stone Mason




Tin Miner




Farm Labourer


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