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Lindstrand Family History

Lindstrand Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lind ‘lime tree’ + strand ‘shore’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Lindstrom, Engstrand, Nordstrand, Lindstedt, Lindland, Lindgren

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Where is the Lindstrand family from?

You can see how Lindstrand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lindstrand family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Lindstrand families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Lindstrand families living in Iowa. This was about 40% of all the recorded Lindstrand's in USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of Lindstrand families in 1880.
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What did your Lindstrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lindstrand. 39% of Lindstrand men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Lindstrand women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindstrand were Floor Sander and Operator. .

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Supt
    7%
  • Floor Sander
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lindstrand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindstrand 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 Lindstrand. 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 233 military records available for the last name Lindstrand. For the veterans among your Lindstrand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lindstrand lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lindstrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lindstrand in 1963 was 74, and 65 in 2004.

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