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Lensing Early Origins



The surname Lensing was first found in Saxony, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The name Lensing, like many surnames, began as a personal name (before surname usage began). Lanzo means "land" or "nation," which suggests that the name is probably a shortened form of some other name which contains that element.

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Lensing Spelling Variations


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Lensing Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lanzo, Lando, Lantz, Lanze, Lanz, Lantze, Lanzius, Lantzius, Lantsing and many more.

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Lensing Early History


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Lensing Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lensing research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1386 is included under the topic Early Lensing History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lensing Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lensing Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lensing Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lensing Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adolph Lensing, who arrived in America in 1844
  • Joh Heinr Lensing, who landed in America in 1846
  • Henry Lensing, who landed in Arkansas in 1892
  • Herman Lensing, who arrived in Arkansas in 1892
  • Anna Lensing, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lensing Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Lensing, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from Coln, Germany, in 1911
  • Susanna Lensing, aged 57, who emigrated to the United States from Cleve, Germany, in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lensing (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lensing (post 1700)



  • Vicki Lensing (b. 1957), American politician, the Iowa State Representative from the 78th District
  • Kees Lensing (b. 1978), Namibian rugby union player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Lensing Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lensing Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 30 October 2016 at 21:55.

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