Linge Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ling 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in western Norway named with lyng ‘heather’, either on its own, or with the addition of vin ‘meadow’. Dutch (de Linge) and North German: habitational name from a place named with Old Low German linge ‘strip of land or water’, or possibly with the river name Linge (this river flows through the Betuwe). See also Lingen. Possibly French, from a metonymic occupational name from linge ‘linen goods’, but there is no evidence of surname in North America.

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


Similar surnames: Klinge, Lingen, Ling, Linde, Linger, Minge, Line, Winge, Linne

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Linge Family Origin

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Linge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carter

    6%

In 1880, the most common Linge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Linge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Linge family was Carter. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linge.

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Linge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Linge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Linge in 1960 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linge

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