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Lutz Family History

Lutz Name Meaning
German: from a short form or pet form of Ludwig.South German (Lütz): from a short form of a name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from a Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.French: habitational name from Lutz-en-Dunois in Eure-et-Loir. This is a common name in PA and OH.

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

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Name Distribution of Lutz Families

  • Number of Lutz families
     630 - 1,258
     211 - 629
     1 - 210
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lutz families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lutz families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lutz Family Origin

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Lutz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lutz

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Lutz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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