Lind Name Meaning

Scandinavian, English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, Middle English lind. As a Jewish and Swedish name, it is often of ornamental origin. South German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a gentle, tolerant man, from Middle High German lint, linde ‘gentle’, ‘mild’. North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places named with Lind ‘lime tree’.

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

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Lind Family Origin

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Lind Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lind family was Carpenter. The most common Lind occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Lind's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lind.

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Lind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lind in 1942 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lind

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