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Linzey Family History

Linzey Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish, Irish, or English Lindsay or Lindsey.

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


Similar surnames: Linzy, Linsey, Linley, Kinzey, Linden, Linnen, Lindly, Danzey, Linsky

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Where is the Linzey family from?

You can see how Linzey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Linzey family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Linzey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Linzey families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Linzey's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Linzey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Linzey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Linzey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Linzey. 30% of Linzey men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Linzey women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Linzey were Farm Laborer and Domestic. .

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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
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    60%
  • Domestic
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Linzey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linzey 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 267 immigration records available for the last name Linzey. 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 644 military records available for the last name Linzey. For the veterans among your Linzey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Linzey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Linzey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Linzey in 1963 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

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