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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Linden name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    38%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • European Jewish

    7%

  • Sweden

    5%

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Linden Family Origin

Where is the Linden family from?

Linden Family Occupations

What did your Linden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Linden occupation in the UK was Tailor. 5% of Linden's were Tailors. Tailor, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linden. A less common occupation for the Linden family was Charwoman.

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  • Tailor

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Charwoman

    3%

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

Linden Historical Records

What Linden family records will you find?

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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