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Lindon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Lindon in Lincolnshire, Linden End, Haddenham, in Cambridgeshire, or Lyndon, Rutland, all named from Old English lind ‘lime tree’ or lin ‘flax’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Linton, Linden, Hinton, Langdon, Litton, Lindow, Kingdon, London

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Where is the Lindon family from?

You can see how Lindon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lindon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lindon families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Lindon families living in Michigan. This was about 40% of all the recorded Lindon's in the USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Lindon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lindon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lindon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lindon. 25% of Lindon men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Lindon women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindon were Clerk and Seamstress.

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Seamstress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Lindon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindon 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lindon. For the veterans among your Lindon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lindon lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lindon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lindon in 1952 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

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