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Lennie Family History

Lennie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Lenzie near Kirkintilloch (formerly pronounced ‘Lenyie’) from Leny in the parish of Callander in Perthshire or from Nether Linney and Upper Linnay in North Ronaldsay Orkney. The Perthshire place is named in Gaelic with lánaigh ‘damp meadow’ + the locative suffix -ach.

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


Similar surnames: Bennie, Leckie, Senne, Leslie, Linne, Dennis, Lesnik, Pennie, Penne

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Where is the Lennie family from?

You can see how Lennie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lennie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lennie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1880 there were 12 Lennie families living in Massachusetts. This was about 39% of all the recorded Lennie's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Lennie families in 1880.
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What did your Lennie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lennie. 22% of Lennie men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Lennie women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lennie were Farmer and Manager. .

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*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
    22%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Miner
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    31%
  • Farm Laborer
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Manager
    16%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Lennie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lennie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lennie. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lennie. For the veterans among your Lennie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lennie lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lennie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Lennie in 1957 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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