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Lints Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Lint. Dutch: variant spelling of Lintz 1. Americanized spelling of German Linz.

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


Similar surnames: Lins, Lintz, Lents, Links, Bunts, Lint, Mitts, Dilts, Lentz, Letts

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Where is the Lints family from?

You can see how Lints families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lints family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lints families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Lints families living in New York. This was about 63% of all the recorded Lints's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lints families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lints surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lints ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lints. 30% of Lints men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lints women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lints were Clerk and Housewife.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Labor
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lints. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lints 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Lints. 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 848 military records available for the last name Lints. For the veterans among your Lints ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lints lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lints life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lints in 1940 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

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