Lenger Family History

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Lenger Name Meaning

German: nickname for a tall man; a variant of Lang.

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

Similar surnames: Langer, Senger, Fenger, Zenger, Lenker, Deger, Lenke, Wenger, Denger

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Lenger Family Origin

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Lenger Family Occupations

What did your Lenger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Brushmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenger. A less common occupation for the Lenger family was Carpenter. The most common Lenger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Lenger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Brushmaker

  • Carpenter


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

Lenger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lenger in 1962 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lenger 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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