Lines Family History

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Lines Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Line.

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

Similar surnames: Lynes, Line, Inks, Lanes, Vines, Dines, Jines, Likes, Lins, Lies

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Lines Family Origin

Where is the Lines family from?

Lines Family Occupations

What did your Lines ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lines occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Lines's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Lines family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lines.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter


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

Lines Historical Records

What Lines family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 109,000 census records available for the last name Lines. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lines 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lines. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Lines. For the veterans among your Lines ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lines Life Expectancy

What is the average Lines lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lines life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lines in 1952 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lines

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lines 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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