Lehning Family History

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Lehning Name Meaning

German and Alsatian: habitational name from a place called Lehningen near Pforzheim in Baden.

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


Similar surnames: Lenning, Gehling, Bohning, Lonning, Dehning, Denning, Menning

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Lehning Family Origin

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Lehning Family Occupations

What did your Lehning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehning. The most common Lehning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lehning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lehning family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

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

Lehning Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lehning Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehning lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lehning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lehning in 1964 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehning 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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