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Lenard Family History

Lenard Name Meaning

English and Irish; French (Lénard): variant of Leonard French Léonard. Polish German Croatian and Slovenian; Hungarian (Lénárd); Slovak (also Lenárd and Lénárd): from local vernacular forms of the personal name Leonard (German Leonhard ). In North America this surname may also be a shortened form of patronymics (and other derivatives) from this name such as Croatian Lenardić and Slovenian Lenardič.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Leonard, Henard, Lenhard, Legard, Linard, Lenart, Denard, Reynard

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Where is the Lenard family from?

You can see how Lenard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lenard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lenard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 43 Lenard families living in Lancashire. This was about 21% of all the recorded Lenard's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lenard families in 1891.
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What did your Lenard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lenard. 60% of Lenard men worked as a Builders Labourer and 100% of Lenard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lenard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Lenard. For the veterans among your Lenard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lenard lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lenard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lenard in 1940 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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