Linney Family History

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Linney Name Meaning

English: from an Old English female personal name Lindgifu, Lindgeofu, composed of the elements lind ‘lime (wood)’, i.e. ‘shield’ (a transferred sense) + gifu, geofu ‘gift’.

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


Similar surnames: Winney, Finney, Binney, Linde, Tinner, Hanney, Linne, Linden, Sidney

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Linney Family Origin

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Linney Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Linney family was Labourer. The most common Linney occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Linney's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linney.

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Linney Historical Records

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Linney Life Expectancy

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