Linner Family History

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Linner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Linne in Lower Saxony, or Linnern in Bavaria. Swedish (also Linnér): ornamental name from the place-name element Linn- (from lind- ‘maple’) + the surname suffix -ér, derived from the Latin adjectival ending -er(i)us.

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

Similar surnames: Linder, Linne, Lindner, Pinner, Linden, Kinner, Linzer, Sinner

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Linner Family Origin

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Linner Family Occupations

What did your Linner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Linner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Linner's were Farmers. Farmer and Drayman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Linner. A less common occupation for the Linner family was Stone Cutter.

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  • Farmer

  • Drayman

  • Stone Cutter


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

Linner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Linner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 960 immigration records available for the last name Linner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Linner. For the veterans among your Linner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linner Life Expectancy

What is the average Linner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Linner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Linner in 1962 was 81, and 59 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linner 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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