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Lenza Name Meaning

Italian: variant (feminine in form) of Lenzo.

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


Similar surnames: Benza, Lenzi, Menza, Lenzo, Leanza, Penza, Lanza, Lena, Lizza, Lenci

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Where is the Lenza family from?

You can see how Lenza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lenza family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Lenza families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Lenza families living in Iowa. This was about 54% of all the recorded Lenza's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Lenza families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lenza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lenza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lenza. 29% of Lenza men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Lenza women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lenza were Carpenter and Telephone Operator.

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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
    29%
  • Barber
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Telephone Operator
    50%
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What Lenza family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 886 census records available for the last name Lenza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenza 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 474 immigration records available for the last name Lenza. 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 203 military records available for the last name Lenza. For the veterans among your Lenza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lenza lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lenza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lenza in 1964 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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