Lent Name Meaning

Dutch (van Lent): habitational name from Lent in Elst, Gelderland, meaning a place where lime trees grew; or from a lost place, Leent. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Lenth.

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


Similar surnames: Gent, Lant, Lenz, Leno, Lena, Slentz, Lence, Dent, Belt, Bent

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Lent Family Origin

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Lent Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Seaman

    7%
  • Student

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lent family was Blacksmith. The most common Lent occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Lent's were Farmers. Farmer, Seaman and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lent.

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Lent Historical Records

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Lent Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Lent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lent in 1955 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lent

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