Link Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a left-handed person, from Middle High German linc, Dutch linker, links, Yiddish link ‘left (side)’. In Europe left-handed people were long regarded with suspicion as clumsy, awkward, deviant, and even untrustworthy.

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


Similar surnames: Lind, Fink, Klink, Lank, Mink, Linn, Pink, Lins, Rink, Flink

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Link Family Origin

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Link Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Link family was Farmer. The most common Link occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Link's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Link.

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Link Historical Records

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Link Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Link life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Link in 1944 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Link

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