Lindell Family History

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Lindell Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lind ‘lime tree’ + -ell, a common suffix of Swedish surnames, from the Latin adjectival suffix -elius. English: habitational name from Lindal, Cumbria (formerly in Lancashire) or Lindale, also in Cumbria; both are named from Old Norse lind ‘lime tree’ + dalr ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Windell, Kindell, Lundell, Blondell, Liddell, Rundell, Lindahl

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Lindell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lindell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lindell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Lindell Family Origin

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Lindell Family Occupations

What did your Lindell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lindell family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lindell. The most common Lindell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Lindell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lindell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lindell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Lindell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindell 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lindell. For the veterans among your Lindell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lindell Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lindell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lindell in 1959 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindell 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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