Lineman Family History

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Lineman Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Leinemann, a topographic name for someone from the river Leine (near Hannover). Possibly also an altered spelling of German Linnemann, a variant of Lindemann.

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


Similar surnames: Linneman, Kinneman, Logeman, Lindman, Lakeman, Lindeman, Linan

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Lineman Family Origin

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Lineman Family Occupations

What did your Lineman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lineman. 20% of Lineman men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Lineman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lineman were Farm Laborer and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Button Operat
    6%
  • Clerical
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

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

Lineman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Lineman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lineman 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 174 immigration records available for the last name Lineman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lineman. For the veterans among your Lineman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lineman Life Expectancy

What is the average Lineman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lineman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lineman in 1956 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lineman

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