Lenker Family History

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Lenker Name Meaning

German: nickname for an agile person (see Lenke).

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


Similar surnames: Zenker, Linker, Denker, Lenger, Lecker, Leiser, Lenke, Benker, Wenker

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Lenker Family Origin

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Lenker Family Occupations

What did your Lenker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenker. A less common occupation for the Lenker family was Laborer At Mines. The most common Lenker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lenker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer At Mines

    4%

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

Lenker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lenker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lenker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lenker. 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 Lenker. For the veterans among your Lenker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lenker Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lenker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lenker in 1953 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lenker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lenker 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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