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The Anglo-Saxon name Pynn comes from when the family resided in the county of Devon and Cornwall. Pynn is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. In this case the original bearers of the surname Pynn were known as the dwellers by the pine trees.

Early Origins of the Pynn family


The surname Pynn was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Early History of the Pynn family

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Early History of the Pynn family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pynn research.
Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1679, 1625, 1653, 1653, 1732, 1644, 1709, 1695 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Pynn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pynn Spelling Variations

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Pynn Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Pynn has been recorded under many different variations, including Pyne, Pine and others.

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Early Notables of the Pynn family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Pynn family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Pynn family to Ireland

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Migration of the Pynn family to Ireland


Some of the Pynn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 49 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Pynn family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Pynn family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Pynn or a variant listed above:

Pynn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Pynn, who landed in Maryland in 1679 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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