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Lintz Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a derivative of a Germanic personal name formed with the initial element lind (see Linde 1 and Lins 2). English: habitational name from Lintz, County Durham, so named from Old English hlinc ‘hillside’. Compare Lynch 3.

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

Similar surnames: Lint, Lantz, Lietz, Gintz, Linz, Lind, Linde, Lontz, Litz, Fitz

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Where is the Lintz family from?

You can see how Lintz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lintz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lintz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Lintz families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 46% of all the recorded Lintz's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lintz families in 1840.
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What did your Lintz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lintz. 23% of Lintz men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Lintz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lintz were Clerk and Clerk.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lintz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lintz. For the veterans among your Lintz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lintz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lintz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lintz in 1946 was 74, and 69 in 2004.

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