The surname Clynes comes from the Irish Mac Giolla Chlaoin, anglicized early on as MacGilleclyne.
(Irish: An Longfort) traditionally known as Annaly or Teffia, and situated in the Irish Midlands, in Northwest
, where it appears in the Tudor Fiants of the 16th century. The area around Ballykilcline, in the part of
and Mayo, was the homeland of the sept.
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of this family name include: Kilcline, Mac Kilcline, Cline, Clyne, Clynne, Clines, Clynes and many more.