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Lengyel Family History

Lengyel Name Meaning
Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary): ethnic name for a Pole, lengyel ‘Polish’. The name was used to denote not only ethnic Poles but also Polish speakers and people who had lived in Poland. BG The family name is fairly frequent amongst western Ashkenazic Jews from the former Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia.

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

118,273 Historical Documents with Lengyel on Ancestry.com
105,430 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,043 Military Records
3,218 Immigration Records
3,504 Census and Voter Lists
4,078 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lengyel Families

  • Number of Lengyel families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lengyel Family Origin

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Lengyel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lengyel

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Lengyel Family Occupations

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Military Service by Lengyel

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