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Luke Family History

Luke Name Meaning
English: from a derivative of Lucas. This was (and is) the common vernacular form of the name, being the one by which the author of the fourth Gospel is known in English.English: habitational name for someone from Liège in Belgium (Dutch Luik).North German (Lüke): from a short form of Lüdeke; Luedecke.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

629,758 Historical Documents with Luke on Ancestry.com
173,221 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
22,791 Military Records
14,880 Immigration Records
119,413 Census and Voter Lists
299,453 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Luke Families

  • Number of Luke families
     103 - 203
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Luke families
     166 - 329
     56 - 165
     1 - 55
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Luke families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Luke Family Origin

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Luke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Luke

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Luke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Luke Civil War Service Records

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