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Linzer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from either of the two places called Linz.

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

Similar surnames: Lanzer, Linner, Linder, Lunzer, Winzer, Linde, Bitzer, Linden, Kinder

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Where is the Linzer family from?

You can see how Linzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Linzer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Linzer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Linzer families living in Georgia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Linzer's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Linzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Linzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Linzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Linzer. 27% of Linzer men worked as a Salesman.

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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

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Printer
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What Linzer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Linzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linzer 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 624 immigration records available for the last name Linzer. 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 411 military records available for the last name Linzer. For the veterans among your Linzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Linzer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Linzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Linzer in 1961 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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