Lindsley Family History

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Lindsley Name Meaning

English (Durham and Yorkshire): unexplained; perhaps an altered form of Lindley.

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


Similar surnames: Lindley, Linsley, Lindsey, Kinsley, Winkley, Linsey, Lingley

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Lindsley Family Origin

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Lindsley Family Occupations

What did your Lindsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lindsley. The most common Lindsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lindsley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lindsley family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Lindsley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lindsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindsley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lindsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lindsley in 1950 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lindsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindsley 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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