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Lynd Family History

Lynd Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lind 2.

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


Similar surnames: Lynde, Lyne, Rynd, Lind, Lynk, Hynd, Lynn, Lyn, Pynn, Pyne

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Where is the Lynd family from?

You can see how Lynd families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lynd family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lynd families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Lynd families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Lynd's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Lynd families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lynd surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lynd ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lynd. 23% of Lynd men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Lynd women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lynd were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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
    23%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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What Lynd family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lynd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lynd 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lynd. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lynd. For the veterans among your Lynd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lynd lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lynd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Lynd in 1951 was 19, and 79 in 2004.

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