Lenney Family History

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Lenney Name Meaning

Northern Irish or Scottish: variant spelling of Lennie.

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

Similar surnames: Denney, Glenney, Penney, Lesley, Kenney, Clenney, Lenn, Linsey

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Lenney Family Origin

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Lenney Family Occupations

What did your Lenney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lenney family was Dealer In Fruit. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenney. The most common Lenney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lenney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Fruit


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

Lenney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lenney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenney 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 720 immigration records available for the last name Lenney. 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 609 military records available for the last name Lenney. For the veterans among your Lenney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lenney Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenney lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lenney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Lenney in 1953 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lenney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lenney 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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