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Lingard Family History

Lingard Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lingart Lancashire or Lingards Wood in Marsden Yorkshire both named from Old English līn ‘flax’ + garthr ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Wingard, Linford, Legard, Linard, Lillard, Weingard, Linger, Bungard

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Where is the Lingard family from?

You can see how Lingard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lingard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lingard families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Lingard family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Lingard's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Lingard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lingard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lingard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lingard. 24% of Lingard men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lingard women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lingard were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Lingard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lingard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lingard. 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 Lingard. For the veterans among your Lingard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lingard lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lingard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lingard in 1946 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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