Lofthus Family History

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Lofthus Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 places so named for having a farmhouse with an upper story (see Loftus). English: variant of Loftus.

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


Similar surnames: Loftus, Lofthouse, Bothun, Loft, Loftis, Lowther, Louth, Northup

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Lofthus Family Origin

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Lofthus Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Bar Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lofthus. The most common Lofthus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Lofthus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Bar Keeper

    14%

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Lofthus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lofthus Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lofthus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lofthus in 1963 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

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