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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


Similar surnames: Linde, Wind, Kind, Land, Lund, Linn, Rind, Lins, Blind, Lint

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Lind Family Origin

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Lind Family Occupations

What did your Lind ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lind. 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.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Lind Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lind. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lind 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lind. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lind. For the veterans among your Lind ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lind Life Expectancy

What is the average Lind lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lind 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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