Linda Family History

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Linda Name Meaning

German and Jewish: variant of Linde. Eastern German: habitational name from places so named in Thuringia, Saxony, and Silesia.

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

Similar surnames: Linde, Lind, Landa, Lindau, Lande, Linden, Lindy, Lintz, Mina, Ida

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Linda Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Linda name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Linda. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Linda Family Origin

Where is the Linda family from?

Linda Family Occupations

What did your Linda ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Beerhouse Keeper and Commercial Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Linda. The most common Linda occupation in the UK was Beerhouse Keeper. 50% of Linda's were Beerhouse Keepers.

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  • Beerhouse Keeper

  • Commercial Clerk


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Linda ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Linda Historical Records

What Linda family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Linda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linda 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Linda. 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 425 military records available for the last name Linda. For the veterans among your Linda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linda Life Expectancy

What is the average Linda lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Linda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Linda in 1951 was 60, and 84 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linda 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.

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