Linen Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Perhaps a shortened altered form of McLennan. German and French (Alsace): probably a variant of Leinen.

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


Similar surnames: Linn, Leinen, Linden, Lien, Tine, Laine, Line, Linnen, Ines, Linsey

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Linen Family Origin

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Linen Family Occupations

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  • Bag Maker

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Lab Chemical

    17%

In 1881, Bag Maker, Blacksmith and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linen. A less common occupation for the Linen family was Lab Chemical. The most common Linen occupation in the UK was Bag Maker. 17% of Linen's were Bag Makers.

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Linen Historical Records

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Linen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Linen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Linen in 1955 was 39, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linen

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