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Linger Name Meaning

English: variant of Lingard. French: occupational name for a maker of or dealer in linen goods, from Old French linge ‘linen (goods)’ (see Linge 1).

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


Similar surnames: Linge, Ringer, Clinger, Singer, Ginger, Slinger, Lingen, Linder

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Linger Family Origin

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Linger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linger. A less common occupation for the Linger family was Farm Laborer. The most common Linger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Linger's were Farmers.

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Linger Historical Records

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Linger Life Expectancy

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