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Linscott Family History

Linscott Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Linscott in Moretonhampstead or Limscott in Bradworthy, both in Devon and so named from the Old English personal name Leofwine + Old English cot ‘cottage’.

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

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816 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Linscott Families

  • Number of Linscott families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Linscott families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Linscott last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Linscott Family Origin

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Linscott Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Linscott

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Linscott Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Linscott census records

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Linscott Civil War Service Records

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