Linscomb Family History

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Linscomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name possibly from any of three places in Devon called Lincombe, named in Old English with lin ‘flax’ or lind ‘lime tree’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Liscomb, Linscott, Lipscomb, Branscomb, Luscombe, Ledsome, Acomb

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Linscomb Family Origin

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Linscomb Family Occupations

What did your Linscomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Linscomb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Linscomb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Linscomb family was Washes Clothes. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linscomb.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Washes Clothes


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Linscomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Linscomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linscomb 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Linscomb. 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 263 military records available for the last name Linscomb. For the veterans among your Linscomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linscomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Linscomb lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Linscomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Linscomb in 1950 was 47, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linscomb 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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