Linker Family History

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Linker Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a left-handed person, from an inflected form of Link.

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

Similar surnames: Link, Slinker, Hinker, Linke, Winker, Kinker, Lenker, Linden, Klinker

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Linker Family Origin

Where is the Linker family from?

Linker Family Occupations

What did your Linker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Linker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Linker's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linker. A less common occupation for the Linker family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Linker Historical Records

What Linker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Linker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Linker

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Linker. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Linker. For the veterans among your Linker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linker Life Expectancy

What is the average Linker lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Linker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Linker in 1951 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linker 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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