Lenig Family History

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Lenig Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): status name for a feudal tenant (see Lehn, Lennick).

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


Similar surnames: Denig, Loebig, Leng, Feig, Lenius, Boenig, Enis, Wenig, Liebig, Ewig

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Lenig Family Origin

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Lenig Family Occupations

What did your Lenig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lenig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lenig's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Maker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenig. A less common occupation for the Lenig family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Brick Maker

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%

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

Lenig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lenig Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenig lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Lenig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Lenig in 1944 was 24, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lenig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lenig 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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