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Lodge Family History

Lodge Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English loge logge lug(g)e (Old French loge) ‘hut temporary shelter workshop occupational cottage (for a gamekeeper bridge keeper etc)’. It may have referred to a herdsman's hut and by extension to the cattle farm that was managed from it. Early examples of this surname in East Anglia and Wilts may alternatively have alluded to a forester's or gamekeeper's hut.

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


Similar surnames: Loge, Longe, Dodge, Lorge, Love, Lodes, Hodge, Ledger, Hedge, Large

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Where is the Lodge family from?

You can see how Lodge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lodge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lodge families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 20 Lodge families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 24% of all the recorded Lodge's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lodge families in 1840.
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What did your Lodge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lodge. 17% of Lodge men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Lodge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lodge were Clerk and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 162,000 census records available for the last name Lodge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lodge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Lodge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Lodge. For the veterans among your Lodge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lodge lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lodge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lodge in 1950 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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