Line Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Line, a reduced form of Cateline (see Catlin) and of various other names, such as Emmeline and Adeline, containing the Anglo-Norman French diminutive suffix -line (originally a double diminutive, composed of the elements -el and -in). French (Liné): metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or a linen merchant, from an Old French adjective liné ‘made of linen’.

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


Similar surnames: Laine, Linn, Lint, Linne, Lino, Lile, Lane, Linge, Pine, Vine

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Line Family Origin

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Line Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • School

    32%
  • Day Laborer

    5%
  • Fermier

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Line. A less common occupation for the Line family was Fermier. The most common Line occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Line's were Farmers.

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Line Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Line life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Line in 1956 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Line

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