Lynds Family History

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Lynds Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lands, Lynd, Lynes, Hynds, Lykes, Lynde, Leeds, Lins, Monds, Hands

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Lynds Family Origin

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Lynds Family Occupations

What did your Lynds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lynds family was Builder. Carpenter, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lynds. The most common Lynds occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 23% of Lynds's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    23%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Builder

    5%

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

Lynds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lynds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lynds 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lynds. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lynds. For the veterans among your Lynds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lynds Life Expectancy

What is the average Lynds lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lynds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lynds in 1963 was 90, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lynds

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lynds 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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