Linch Family History

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Linch Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Lynch.

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

Similar surnames: Kinch, Lynch, Tinch, Minch, Linam, Linzy, Winch, Kincy, Clinch, Ditch

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Linch Family Origin

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Linch Family Occupations

What did your Linch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Linch family was Fisherman. Farmer, School and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linch. The most common Linch occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Linch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Farmers Son

  • Fisherman


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

Linch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Linch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linch 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Linch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Linch. For the veterans among your Linch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linch Life Expectancy

What is the average Linch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Linch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Linch in 1950 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linch 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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