Lindau Family History

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Lindau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Lindau, which is named with Old High German linta ‘lime tree’ + ouwa ‘water meadow’ or ‘island’.

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

Similar surnames: Landau, Linda, Linde, Lind, Linder, Lindon, Lindle, Littau, Linden

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Lindau Family Origin

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Lindau Family Occupations

What did your Lindau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lindau. 34% of Lindau men worked as a Truck Driver

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • Hired Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lindau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lindau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindau 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 935 immigration records available for the last name Lindau. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lindau. For the veterans among your Lindau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lindau Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lindau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Lindau in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindau 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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