Lofthouse Family History

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Lofthouse Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire called Lofthouse (see Loftus). Americanized form of the Norwegian cognate Lofthus.

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


Similar surnames: Loftus, Lofthus, Outhouse, Morehouse, Woodhouse, Stonehouse, Newhouse

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Lofthouse Family Origin

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Lofthouse Family Occupations

What did your Lofthouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Miner and Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lofthouse. A less common occupation for the Lofthouse family was Brakes Man. The most common Lofthouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Lofthouse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Miner

    15%
  • Brakeman

    8%
  • Brakes Man

    8%

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

Lofthouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lofthouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lofthouse 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 Lofthouse. 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 Lofthouse. For the veterans among your Lofthouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lofthouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Lofthouse lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lofthouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lofthouse in 1961 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lofthouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lofthouse 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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