Linz Family History

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Linz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Linz: one in Germany and one in Austria. German and Dutch: variant spelling of Lintz 1.

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

Similar surnames: Ling, Linn, Lenz, Lind, Lintz, Lins, Link, Lin, Lunz, Lanz

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Linz Family Origin

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Linz Family Occupations

What did your Linz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Linz family was Cooper. The most common Linz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Linz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linz.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Linz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Linz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Linz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Linz. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Linz. For the veterans among your Linz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linz Life Expectancy

What is the average Linz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Linz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Linz in 1962 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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