Lenfest Family History

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Lenfest Name Meaning

Variant of German Leinfest (see Leifeste).

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

Similar surnames: Leifeste, Lenger, Leppert, Lenze, Senft, Lehnert, Seifert, Reifert

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Lenfest Family Origin

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Lenfest Family Occupations

What did your Lenfest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lenfest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lenfest's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenfest. A less common occupation for the Lenfest family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Ship Carpenter

  • Carpenter


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

Lenfest Historical Records

What Lenfest family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lenfest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenfest 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Lenfest. 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 286 military records available for the last name Lenfest. For the veterans among your Lenfest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lenfest Life Expectancy

What is the average Lenfest lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lenfest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lenfest in 1963 was 90, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lenfest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lenfest 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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