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Lindquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lind ‘lime tree’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Lundquist, Sandquist, Sundquist, Winquist, Lillquist, Rundquist

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Lindquist Family Origin

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Lindquist Family Occupations

What did your Lindquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lindquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Lindquist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lindquist family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lindquist.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Lindquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lindquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindquist 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lindquist. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lindquist. For the veterans among your Lindquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lindquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindquist lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lindquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lindquist in 1940 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lindquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindquist 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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