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Lensing Name Meaning

habitational name, possibly from Lenzing in Austria. pet form of the personal name Laurentius (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Rensing, Leising, Lansing, Henning, Bensing, Leiding, Ensing, Lenning

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Lensing Family Origin

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Lensing Family Occupations

What did your Lensing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lensing. A less common occupation for the Lensing family was Retail Tin Store. The most common Lensing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Lensing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Retail Tin Store

    8%

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

Lensing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lensing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lensing 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lensing. 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 Lensing. For the veterans among your Lensing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lensing Life Expectancy

What is the average Lensing lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lensing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Lensing in 1961 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lensing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lensing 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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