Lennox Family History

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Lennox Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from the district near Dumbarton, recorded in 1174 in the form Leuenaichs and in the following year as Levenax. Apparently it is named from Gaelic leamhan ‘elm’ + the locative suffix -ach + English -s.

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


Similar surnames: Lennie, Lennon, Lenox, Vernon, Lenton, Leano, Nenno, Clennon, Glennon

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Lennox Family Origin

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Lennox Family Occupations

What did your Lennox ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lennox. 2% of Lennox men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Lennox women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lennox were Boot Maker repairer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Farmer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Boot Maker repairer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Lennox Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Lennox. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lennox 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Lennox. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lennox. For the veterans among your Lennox ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lennox Life Expectancy

What is the average Lennox lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lennox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lennox in 1946 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lennox

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