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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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What are the most common Lenning first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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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


House Keeper


House Servant






Common Male occupations for Lennings in 1921
Farm Hands




Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Dock Lab


Worsted Spinner


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