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Origins of the Lenny surname

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About the Lennys

We have a total number of 2089 records for people with the last name Lenny.

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Where do most Lennys live?

In 1921, most Lennys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lennys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,610 records for the Lenny surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Lennys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lenny first names?

  • William
  • George
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Lennys

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

Common Female occupations for Lennys in 1921






Farmers Wife


House Servant


Common Male occupations for Lennys in 1921




Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer




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