Linscott Family History

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Linscott Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Linscott in Moretonhampstead or Limscott in Bradworthy, both in Devon and so named from the Old English personal name Leofwine + Old English cot ‘cottage’.

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

Similar surnames: Wilcott, Linscomb, Prescott, Liscomb, Arscott, Escott, Hanscom

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Linscott Family Origin

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Linscott Family Occupations

What did your Linscott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Linscott family was Baker & Confectioner. Thatcher, Cabinet Maker and Accountant Insurance were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linscott. The most common Linscott occupation in the UK was Thatcher. 10% of Linscott's were Thatchers.

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  • Thatcher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Accountant Insurance

  • Baker & Confectioner


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

Linscott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Linscott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linscott 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 932 immigration records available for the last name Linscott. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Linscott. For the veterans among your Linscott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linscott Life Expectancy

What is the average Linscott lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Linscott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Linscott in 1955 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linscott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linscott 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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