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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): variant of Linder an ornamental name from lind ‘lime tree’.

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

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

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Where is the Linner family from?

You can see how Linner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Linner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Linner families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Linner family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Linner's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Linner families in 1840.
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What did your Linner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Linner. 25% of Linner men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Linner women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Linner were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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