Lenke Family History

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Lenke Name Meaning

German: variant of Lenk. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Lénárd (see Leonard).

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

Similar surnames: Jenke, Henke, Lence, Denke, Lemke, Benke, Venzke, Heinke, Wenke, Len

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Lenke Family Origin

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Lenke Family Occupations

What did your Lenke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lenke. 21% of Lenke men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Lenke women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lenke were Machine Operator and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Machine Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
  • Housework

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

Lenke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lenke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenke 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 994 immigration records available for the last name Lenke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lenke. For the veterans among your Lenke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lenke Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lenke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lenke in 1962 was 81, and 81 in 2004.

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