Lenning Family History

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Lenning Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Lenningen in Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Henning, Denning, Lehning, Menning, Benning, Lensing, Wenning

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Lenning Family Origin

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Lenning Family Occupations

What did your Lenning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenning. A less common occupation for the Lenning family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Lenning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Lenning's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

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

Lenning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lenning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenning 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 Lenning

Passenger List

There are 708 immigration records available for the last name Lenning. 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 826 military records available for the last name Lenning. For the veterans among your Lenning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lenning Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenning lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lenning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lenning in 1955 was 29, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lenning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lenning 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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