Linskey Family History

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Linskey Name Meaning

Irish (Mayo, Galway): variant of Lynskey.

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

Similar surnames: Linsky, Lynskey, Linsey, Lindsey, Linzey, Linden, Insley, Livsey

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Linskey Family Origin

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Linskey Family Occupations

What did your Linskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Linskey family was Bricklayers Labourer. The most common Linskey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 22% of Linskey's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linskey.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayers Labourer


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

Linskey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Linskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linskey 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 477 immigration records available for the last name Linskey. 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 844 military records available for the last name Linskey. For the veterans among your Linskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Linskey lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Linskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Linskey in 1959 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linskey 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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