Lenke Family History

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Lenke Name Meaning

German: variant of Lenk. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Lénárd (see Leonard).

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


Similar surnames: Jenke, Henke, Lence, Denke, Lemke, Benke, Venzke, Heinke, Wenke, Len

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Lenke Family Origin

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Lenke Family Occupations

What did your Lenke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lenke family was Florist. Farmer, Coal & Wood and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenke. The most common Lenke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Lenke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Coal & Wood

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Florist

    11%

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

Lenke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lenke Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lenke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lenke in 1962 was 81, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lenke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lenke 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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