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Lin Genealogy & History

The surname Lin is of Chinese origin. The word "Lin" means a forest or wooded area in Mandarin Chinese. Lin family history shows that this name was first given as a sign of respect to a member of China's royal family who was born in the forest where his pregnant mother was hiding from a cruel king. Lin genealogy shows that the name is also popular in Hong Kong, where it usually takes the form of "Lam", as well as in Vietnam, where it is most often spelled "L�m". This surname is also very popular in Taiwan and is found in Japan and Indonesia.


Lin Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Abraham Lin-- --, 1927August 24,2008CA
Bai Lin-- --, 1918July 15,2002NY
Cai Lin-- --, 1921October 5,2005CA
Da Lin-- --, 1925June 14,2003CA

Lin Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Virginia Lin-- --, 1915November 2,2009Lutherville Timonium,MD
Fai Lin-- --, 1940March 20,1992San Jose,CA
G Yuan Mei Lin-- --, 1909June 6,2004West Covina,CA
Hai Lin-- --, 1911February 15,2001New York,NY

Lin Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Arthur LinYi ChangMarch 25,1992Wake, NC
Chiah LinFannie YangJuly 29,1978Wake, NC
Francis LinPatricia JohnsonNovember 15,1984Wake, NC
Hshu LinMeei ChouApril 5,1969Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Lin

969th: Downing970th: Kidd
971st: Key972nd: Rankin
973rd: Childers974th: Liu
975th: Tuttle976th: Barlow
977th: Field978th: Guerrero

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