Flinders Family History

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Flinders Name Meaning

English: variant of Flanders. Anglicized form of Dutch Vlinder, a nickname from vlinder ‘butterfly’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Flanders, Lander, Linden, Kinder, Reinders, Alders, Manders, Linder

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Flinders Family Origin

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Flinders Family Occupations

What did your Flinders ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Flinders occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Flinders's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and F.W.K. (HM) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flinders. A less common occupation for the Flinders family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • F.W.K. (HM)

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

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Flinders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flinders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flinders census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Flinders. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Flinders. For the veterans among your Flinders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flinders Life Expectancy

What is the average Flinders lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Flinders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Flinders in 1960 was 50, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flinders

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flinders ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Flinders Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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