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Linstrom Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Lindström (see Lindstrom ).

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


Similar surnames: Lidstrom, Lindstrom, Alstrom, Wickstrom, Strom, Lundstrom, Ranstrom

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Where is the Linstrom family from?

You can see how Linstrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Linstrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Linstrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 59 Linstrom families living in Minnesota. This was about 32% of all the recorded Linstrom's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Linstrom families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Linstrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Linstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Linstrom. 32% of Linstrom men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Linstrom women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Linstrom were Farm Laborer and Secretary. .

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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
    32%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Cook
    18%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Linstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linstrom 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 833 immigration records available for the last name Linstrom. 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 587 military records available for the last name Linstrom. For the veterans among your Linstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Linstrom lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Linstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Linstrom in 1946 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

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