Lingard Family History

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Lingard Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lingart, Lancashire, or Lingards Wood in Marsden, West Yorkshire, both named from Old English lin ‘flax’ + garðr ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Wingard, Linford, Legard, Linard, Lillard, Weingard, Linger, Bungard

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Lingard Family Origin

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Lingard Family Occupations

What did your Lingard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lingard family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, F. Labourer and Do. Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lingard. The most common Lingard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Lingard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • F. Labourer

  • Do. Servant

  • Farm Laborer


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

Lingard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Lingard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lingard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lingard. 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 Lingard. For the veterans among your Lingard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lingard Life Expectancy

What is the average Lingard lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lingard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lingard in 1946 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lingard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lingard 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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