Lena Family History

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Lena Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Lena, a short form of Maddalena or Helena. Spanish: habitational name from a place called Lena in Asturies.

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


Similar surnames: Luna, Lenz, Lina, Tena, Len, Bena, Lona, Sens, Seda, Pena

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Lena Family Origin

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Lena Family Occupations

What did your Lena ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lena. The most common Lena occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Lena's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lena family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeps House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Lena Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lena Life Expectancy

What is the average Lena lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lena in 1953 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lena 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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