The surname Lenertz was first found in Frankfurt, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the
society which became the backbone of modern Europe. The name is a Roman-German mixed compounded of Leo (lion) and "Hard," the mediaeval German word for "brave." St. Leonhardt was the patron saint of farmers and of horses. The name became prominent in
affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, in which each group sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
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of this family name include: Leonhardt, Leonhard, Leonhardi, Lennartz, Lehnhard, Lienhard (southern Germany), Lehner, Lehnert, Lenhart, Lenhard, Lenhardt, Leonardt and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Caspar Leonhard, who came to England
and/or America in 1709 with his wife and daughter, and Valentin Leonhardt, who came to Philadelphia in 1746. They were followed by Johann Adam Leonhardt in 1771 and Jacob Leonhart in 1741. Johan Jacob Leonhard arrived in Texas in 1846. Eva Catharina and Johan Lenhard came to New York State in 1710. Johann Peter Lenhart and Nicolaus Lenhardt came to Philadelphia in 1748.