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Lehner Family History

Lehner Name Meaning
German: status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lehen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’.variant of Leonhardt.

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

80,352 Historical Documents with Lehner on Ancestry.com
32,327 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,075 Military Records
3,203 Immigration Records
11,834 Census and Voter Lists
21,913 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lehner Families

  • Number of Lehner families
     33 - 63
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lehner families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lehner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lehner census records

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Lehner Family Origin

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Lehner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lehner

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Lehner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lehner census records

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Lehner Civil War Service Records

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