Loftis Family History

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Loftis Name Meaning

English: variant of Loftus.

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


Similar surnames: Loftus, Lofthus, Cortis, Loft, Otis, Ottis, Collis, Loflin, Lotts

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Loftis Family Origin

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Loftis Family Occupations

What did your Loftis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loftis. A less common occupation for the Loftis family was Keeping House. The most common Loftis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Loftis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Loftis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Loftis Life Expectancy

What is the average Loftis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Loftis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loftis in 1944 was 68, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loftis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loftis 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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