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Lender Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): from a Germanic personal name, Landher, composed of the elements land ‘land’ + her ‘army’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lander, Sender, Leder, Leander, Ender, Olender, Leidel, Leiser

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Where is the Lender family from?

You can see how Lender families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lender family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lender families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Lender families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Lender's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Lender families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lender surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lender ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lender. 14% of Lender men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Lender women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lender were Clerk and Housewife.

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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
    14%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lender. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lender 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lender. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lender. For the veterans among your Lender ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lender lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lender in 1956 was 27, and 82 in 2004.

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