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Lenhart Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Lenhard, Linhart, Lenart, Lenhardt, Lennert, Lehnhardt, Lienhard

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Where is the Lenhart family from?

You can see how Lenhart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lenhart family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lenhart families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 45 Lenhart families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 62% of all the recorded Lenhart's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lenhart families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lenhart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lenhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lenhart. 20% of Lenhart men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Lenhart women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lenhart were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lenhart. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lenhart. For the veterans among your Lenhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lenhart lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lenhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lenhart in 1949 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

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