Lins Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German lins(e) ‘lentil’, presumably a metonymic occupational nickname for a grower of lentils. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German lint ‘snake’ or linta ‘linden tree’, ‘shield’. English (Staffordshire): unexplained. Possibly a variant of Lynes. Latvian: possibly from lins ‘flax’.

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


Similar surnames: Linn, Lind, Lint, Zins, Pins, Lis, Line, Leins, Lier, Lino

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Lins Family Origin

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Lins Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Lins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Lins's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lins. A less common occupation for the Lins family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Lins Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Lins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lins in 1950 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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