Lint Family History

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Lint Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a dresser of flax, from Middle English lynet, lynt ‘flax’. Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic name formed with lind (see Linde 1). Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or merchant.

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


Similar surnames: Lins, Lind, Line, Lintz, Lino, Linn, List, Litt, Pint, Lier

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Lint Family Origin

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Lint Family Occupations

What did your Lint ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lint. 22% of Lint men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Lint women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lint were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Agent
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Manager
    25%
  • Music
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%

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

Lint Historical Records

What Lint family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lint. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lint 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 Lint. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lint. For the veterans among your Lint ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lint Life Expectancy

What is the average Lint lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lint in 1948 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lint

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lint 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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