Linsey Family History

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Linsey Name Meaning

Scottish, Irish, or English: variant of Lindsay or Lindsey. Americanized form of German Linse.

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

Similar surnames: Lindsey, Linzey, Kinsey, Litsey, Linsky, Linzy, Linden, Lindsay

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Linsey Family Origin

Where is the Linsey family from?

Linsey Family Occupations

What did your Linsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linsey. The most common Linsey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Linsey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Linsey family was Labouring.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Labourer

  • Labouring


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

Linsey Historical Records

What Linsey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Linsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linsey 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 769 immigration records available for the last name Linsey. 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 Linsey. For the veterans among your Linsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Linsey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Linsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Linsey in 1961 was 59, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linsey 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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