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The LYNE surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,082 22240 0.000 4
United States (1880 census) 469 10178 0.001 9
Change since 1880 +613 -12062 -0.001 -5
Other Countries
Australia 423 3735 0.003 26
United Kingdom 1,510 3727 0.003 33
Top States for LYNE by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Massachusetts 105 7576 0.002 17
Texas 100 15206 0.000 5
Kansas 76 4345 0.003 28
Illinois 72 18109 0.001 6
Wisconsin 72 12110 0.001 13
Top States for LYNE by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Kansas 76 4345 0.003 28
Nebraska 32 8473 0.002 19
Massachusetts 105 7576 0.002 17
Wisconsin 72 12110 0.001 13
Kentucky 43 7927 0.001 11

Notes

'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called LYNE live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called LYNE represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called LYNE in Massachusetts than any other state, but you are more likely to find a LYNE by picking someone at random in Kansas than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of LYNE

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Location or Geographical Feature

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the LYNE surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the LYNE surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of LYNE in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 998 92.24
Black/African American 36 3.33
White (Hispanic) 29 2.68
Mixed Race 13 1.2
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the LYNE surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of LYNE in historical publications

LYNE. A parish in Peebles-shire ; an estate near Newdigate, co. Surrey ; and rivers in cos. Peebles, Devon, and Fife.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.


Similar names to LYNE

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as LYNE.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for LYNE

The following words are slight variants of LYNE that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.