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Lindow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the places so called in Brandenburg Pomerania and Mecklenburg of Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Pinnow, Lindon, Lindor, Linton, Linden, Linda, Lind, Linder, Linde

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Where is the Lindow family from?

You can see how Lindow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lindow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lindow families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lindow family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Lindow's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lindow families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lindow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lindow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lindow. 33% of Lindow men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Lindow women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindow were Labor and Cook. .

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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
    33%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Cook
    6%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lindow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindow 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindow. 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 Lindow. For the veterans among your Lindow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lindow lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lindow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lindow in 1948 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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