Lynskey Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Lynskey Name Meaning

Irish (Mayo, Galway): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Loingscigh, a variant of Ó Loingsigh (see Lynch).

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


Similar surnames: Linskey, Linsky, Linsey, Luskey, Coskey, Duskey, Croskey, Lackey

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Lynskey Family Origin

Where is the Lynskey family from?

Lynskey Family Occupations

What did your Lynskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lynskey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lynskey's were Farmers. Farmer, Iron Furnace and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lynskey. A less common occupation for the Lynskey family was Stone Mason & Farmer.

View Census data for Lynskey | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Iron Furnace

    20%
  • Stone Mason

    20%
  • Stone Mason & Farmer

    20%

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

Lynskey Historical Records

What Lynskey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lynskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lynskey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lynskey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lynskey. 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.

View all Lynskey immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lynskey. For the veterans among your Lynskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Lynskey military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lynskey family history.

Lynskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lynskey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lynskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lynskey in 1952 was 73, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lynskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lynskey 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.

Famous Lynskey Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name