Lence Family History

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Lence Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of four places called Lence. Variant of Polish Lenski. Possibly an Americanized spelling of Hungarian Lencse, meaning ‘lentil’, or Lenke, from a pet form of Lénárt (see Leonard).

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


Similar surnames: Bence, Lenke, Lecce, Leece, Hence, Lenci, Linde, Lynch, Lande, Leese

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Lence Family Origin

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Lence Family Occupations

What did your Lence ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lence. 14% of Lence men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Lence women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lence were Clerk and Office Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Office Clerk
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lence Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lence. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lence 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 415 immigration records available for the last name Lence. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Lence. For the veterans among your Lence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lence Life Expectancy

What is the average Lence lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lence in 1944 was 24, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lence

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lence 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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