Lena Family History

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Lena Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Lena, a short form of Maddalena or Helena. Spanish: habitational name from a place called Lena in Asturies.

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

Similar surnames: Luna, Lenz, Lina, Tena, Len, Bena, Lona, Sens, Seda, Pena

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Lena Family Origin

Where is the Lena family from?

Lena Family Occupations

What did your Lena ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lena occupation in the UK was Hotel Keeper. 50% of Lena's were Hotel Keepers. Hotel Keeper and Retired Courier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lena.

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  • Hotel Keeper

  • Retired Courier


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lena ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lena Historical Records

What Lena family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lena 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lena. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 902 military records available for the last name Lena. For the veterans among your Lena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lena Life Expectancy

What is the average Lena lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lena in 1953 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lena 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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