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Lenci Family History

Lenci Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from a personal name Lencio, probably a variant of a short form of Lorenzo.

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


Similar surnames: Lenzi, Cenci, Lence, Bence, Lanci, Lince, Lenke, Wenck, Lensch, Len

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Where is the Lenci family from?

You can see how Lenci families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lenci family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Lenci families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lenci family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Lenci's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lenci families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lenci surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lenci ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lenci. 50% of Lenci men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Lenci women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lenci were Proprietor and Saleswoman.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Baker
    22%
  • Mechanic
    15%
  • Proprietor
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dressmaker
    60%
  • Saleswoman
    40%
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What Lenci family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 795 census records available for the last name Lenci. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenci census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 636 immigration records available for the last name Lenci. 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 Cards

There are 228 military records available for the last name Lenci. For the veterans among your Lenci ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lenci lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lenci life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Lenci in 1957 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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