Lents Family History

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Lents Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Lenz.

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

Similar surnames: Lentz, Letts, Lent, Lints, Lence, Metts, Slentz, Getts, Enis, Yeats

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Lents Family Origin

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Lents Family Occupations

What did your Lents ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lents family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lents. The most common Lents occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Lents's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Lents Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lents. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lents 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Lents. 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 Lents. For the veterans among your Lents ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lents Life Expectancy

What is the average Lents lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lents life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lents in 1957 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lents

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lents 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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