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Origins of the Lenning surname

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About the Lennings

We have a total number of 503 records for people with the last name Lenning.

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Where do most Lennings live?

In 1921, most Lennings lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Lennings

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 305 records for the Lenning surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lennings most likely to marry?

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Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Lennings.

What are the most common Lenning first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Lenning family members

Common jobs for Lennings

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lennings in 1921
Cotton Weaver

6

House Keeper

3

House Servant

3

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2

Cook

2

Common Male occupations for Lennings in 1921
Farm Hands

5

Carter

3

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

3

Dock Lab

2

Worsted Spinner

2

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