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Lenhard Family History

Lenhard Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from the personal name Leonhard (see Leonard).

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


Similar surnames: Lenhart, Lenard, Lenhardt, Lienhard, Leonhardt, Lehnhardt, Linhart

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Where is the Lenhard family from?

You can see how Lenhard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lenhard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lenhard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Lenhard family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lenhard's in USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Lenhard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lenhard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lenhard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lenhard. 19% of Lenhard men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Lenhard women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lenhard were Machinist and Inspector. .

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Inspector
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lenhard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenhard 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 950 immigration records available for the last name Lenhard. 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 Lenhard. For the veterans among your Lenhard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lenhard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lenhard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lenhard in 1951 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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