Linsley Family History

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Linsley Name Meaning

English (County Durham): most probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place in northern England.

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

Similar surnames: Insley, Kinsley, Tinsley, Lindley, Bensley, Lindsley, Tingley

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Linsley Family Origin

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Linsley Family Occupations

What did your Linsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Linsley. 29% of Linsley men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • B Printer
  • Decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk

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

Linsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Linsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linsley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Linsley. 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 Linsley. For the veterans among your Linsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Linsley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Linsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Linsley in 1945 was 28, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linsley 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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