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Lindon Family History

Lindon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Lindon in Lincolnshire Linden End Haddenham in Cambridgeshire or Lyndon Rutland all named from Old English lind ‘lime tree’ or līn ‘flax’ + dūn ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Linton, Linden, Hinton, Langdon, Litton, Lindow, Kingdon, London

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Where is the Lindon family from?

You can see how Lindon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lindon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lindon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 153 Lindon families living in Lancashire. This was about 27% of all the recorded Lindon's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lindon families in 1891.
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What did your Lindon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lindon. 24% of Lindon men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Lindon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindon were Retired and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Aircraft Rigger
  • Plumber
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindon. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Lindon lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lindon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lindon in 1952 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

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