The surname Clynes was first found in Counties Roscommon and Longford (Irish: An Longfort) traditionally known as Annaly or Teffia, and situated in the Irish Midlands, in Northwest Leinster, where it appears in the Tudor Fiants of the 16th century. The area around Ballykilcline, in the part of Roscommon between Longford and Mayo, was the homeland of the sept.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Clynes Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Mrs. Mary Clynes, aged 60 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Virginius" departing 28th May 1847 from Liverpool, England; the ship arrived on 12th August 1847 but she died on board