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Lindenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Lindenberg, from Middle High German linde ‘lime tree’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Dutch: habitational name from Lindeberghe in Malle, Antwerp. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Linde ‘lime tree’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Lindberg, Winterberg, Langenberg, Lindner, Eisenberg, Landsberg

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Where is the Lindenberg family from?

You can see how Lindenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lindenberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Lindenberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Lindenberg families living in Ohio. This was about 20% of all the recorded Lindenberg's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Lindenberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lindenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lindenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lindenberg. 14% of Lindenberg men worked as a Laborer and 26% of Lindenberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindenberg were Proprietor and Saleswoman.

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*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

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    26%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Saleswoman
    7%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lindenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindenberg. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Lindenberg. For the veterans among your Lindenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lindenberg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lindenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lindenberg in 1950 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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