Linan Family History

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Linan Name Meaning

Spanish Liñán: possibly a variant spelling of Catalan Llinyà. However this name is found mainly in the Basque Country.

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

Similar surnames: Dinan, Lina, Linn, Lian, Linam, Lineman, Mina, Glisan, Linden, Lien

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Linan Family Origin

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Linan Family Occupations

What did your Linan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Linan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Linan's were Farmers. Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Linan.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School


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

Linan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Linan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linan 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 818 immigration records available for the last name Linan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 320 military records available for the last name Linan. For the veterans among your Linan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linan Life Expectancy

What is the average Linan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Linan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Linan in 1959 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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