The surname Lenz was first found in Neumark and Pomerania, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of modern Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, with each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lenz research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1494, 1496, 1637, 1751, and 1792 are included under the topic Early Lenz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent bearers of the name Lenz at this time were Johann or Hans Lenz, who was born in Swabia and from 1494 to 1496 was a schoolmaster in Freiburg. He wrote... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lenz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)