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

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeps House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lena family was Farm Laborer. 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.

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Lena Historical Records

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Lena Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lena

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