Linden Family History

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Linden Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant (plural) of Linde. English: variant spelling of Lindon. Belgian and Dutch (van Linden): habitational name from places called Linden in Brabant and North Brabant. Dutch (van der Linden): habitational name from any of numerous places called Ter Linde. Irish: reduced form of McLinden. Swedish (Lindén): ornamental name from lind ‘lime tree’ + the common suffix -én, from the Latin adjectival ending -enius.

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

Similar surnames: Linde, Linder, Lindeen, Landen, Lindon, Liden, Lingen, Lunden, Lind

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Linden Family Origin

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Linden Family Occupations

What did your Linden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, House Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Linden. 3% of Linden men worked as a House Painter and 46% of Linden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Linden were Incapacitated and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • House Painter
  • Barman
  • Collector For Check Firm
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Linden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Linden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linden 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Linden. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Linden. For the veterans among your Linden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linden Life Expectancy

What is the average Linden lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Linden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Linden in 1951 was 19, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linden 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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