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Linsey Name Meaning

Scottish Irish or English: variant of Lindsay or Lindsey . Americanized form of German Linse or Swiss German Linsi see Lins .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Linsey family from?

You can see how Linsey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Linsey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Linsey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 32 Linsey families living in Ontario. This was about 91% of all the recorded Linsey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Linsey families in 1911.
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What did your Linsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Miner Coal was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Linsey. 100% of Linsey men worked as a Miner Coal. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Miner Coal
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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