History of your Surname
Get access to Lennert family records.Start a free trial

Lennert Family History

Lennert Name Meaning

Danish, Dutch and North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard, ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ (see Leonard).

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

Similar surnames: Reinert, Rennert, Ehnert, Lenhart, Leinart, Meinert, Leiner, Engert

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Lennert family from?

You can see how Lennert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lennert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lennert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Lennert families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Lennert's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lennert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lennert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lennert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lennert. 34% of Lennert men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Lennert women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lennert were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

View Census Data for Lennert | Data not to scale

*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

  • Laborer
  • Butcher
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Lennert family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lennert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lennert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Lennert

Passenger Lists

There are 457 immigration records available for the last name Lennert. 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.

View all Lennert immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 560 military records available for the last name Lennert. For the veterans among your Lennert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Lennert military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lennert family history

Discover More

What is the average Lennert lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lennert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lennert in 1963 was 78, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lennert

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Lennert family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial