Loften Family History

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Loften Name Meaning

Swedish (Loftén): ornamental name composed of an unidentified first element + the suffix -én, from Latin -enius. Compare Loftin.

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


Similar surnames: Loftin, Loren, Loden, Bolten, Lofgren, Lommen, Porten, Lowen, Luten

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Loften Family Origin

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Loften Family Occupations

What did your Loften ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Loften occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Loften's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Loften family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loften.

View Census data for Loften | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Works On Farm

    7%
  • Farming

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Loften ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Loften Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Loften. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loften census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Loften. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Loften. For the veterans among your Loften ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loften Life Expectancy

What is the average Loften lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Loften life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Loften in 1962 was 83, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loften

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loften ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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