History of your Surname
Get access to Lindner family records.Start a free trial

Lindner Family History

Lindner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Lindenau Linde Linden or Linda. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Linde ‘lime tree’ + the agent suffix -ner.

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

Similar surnames: Linder, Linner, Linde, Lander, Lindley, Lindler, Kindler, Klinkner

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Lindner family from?

You can see how Lindner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lindner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lindner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Lindner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lindner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lindner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lindner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lindner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lindner. 15% of Lindner men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Lindner women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindner were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

View Census Data for Lindner | Data not to scale

*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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Lindner family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Lindner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Lindner

Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Lindner immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 23,000 military records available for the last name Lindner. For the veterans among your Lindner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Lindner military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lindner family history

Discover More

What is the average Lindner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lindner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lindner in 1944 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lindner

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Lindner family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Lindner last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial