Lenk Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German lenke ‘flexible’, ‘agile’.

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

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Lenk Family Origin

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Lenk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • At Home

    3%

In 1880, the most common Lenk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Lenk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenk. A less common occupation for the Lenk family was At Home.

Source: Census data for Lenk | Data not to scale

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Lenk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Lenk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lenk in 1957 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lenk

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