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The Tynan surname comes from an Anglicized version of the Gaelic name "O Teimhneain," which is derived from the word "teimhean," meaning "dark."

Tynan Early Origins



The surname Tynan was first found in County Leix (Irish: Laois) formerly known as Queen's County, located in central Ireland, in Leinster Province, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Tynan Spelling Variations


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Tynan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: O'Tynan, Tinan, Tynan, Tynnan, O'Teynane and many more.

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Tynan Early History


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Tynan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tynan research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1659, 1665, and 1861 are included under the topic Early Tynan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tynan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tynan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tynan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tynan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Tynan, who arrived in America in 1822 at age 20
  • Joseph Tynan, aged 20, arrived in America in 1822
  • Patrick Tynan, age 41, who came to New York city in 1849
  • Patrick Tynan, aged 41, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Mary Tynan, aged 24, landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Tynan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Tynan, who came to Nova Scotia in 1831
  • Ellen Tynan, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1831

Tynan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Tynan, a slater, arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Francis Tynan, a painter, arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Timothy Tynan, aged 28, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "David Malcolm"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tynan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tynan (post 1700)



  • Daniel Tynan, American journalist television and radio commentator
  • T. J. Tynan (b. 1992), American ice hockey player
  • Cecily Tynan (b. 1969), American television reporter
  • Walter Tynan, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State Senate, 1950
  • Thomas T. Tynan, American Republican politician, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1899-1906; Mayor of Sheridan, Wyoming, 1914-15
  • P. C. Tynan, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956
  • Michael S. Tynan (1835-1893), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Richmond County, 1885
  • John T. Tynan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960 (alternate), 1964
  • John J. Tynan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1956, 1960
  • John Tynan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    3. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    4. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    7. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    8. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Tynan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tynan Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 20 January 2017 at 07:52.

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