Lindman Family History

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Lindman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental from Yiddish lind ‘mild’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Lindeman. Swedish: ornamental name composed of lind ‘lime tree’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Lindeman, Linden, Lindmark, Sandman, Kinman, Lindeen, Landman, Lipman

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Lindman Family Origin

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Lindman Family Occupations

What did your Lindman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lindman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lindman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lindman family was Car Driver. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lindman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Car Driver


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

Lindman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lindman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindman. 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 577 military records available for the last name Lindman. For the veterans among your Lindman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lindman Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lindman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Lindman in 1960 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lindman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindman 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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