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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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Where is the Linker family from?

You can see how Linker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Linker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Linker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Linker families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 45% of all the recorded Linker's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Linker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Linker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Linker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Linker. 15% of Linker men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Linker women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Linker were Salesman 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
    15%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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What Linker family records will you find?

Census Records

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.

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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