Look Name Meaning

English (Somerset): habitational name from Look in Puncknowle, Dorset, named in Old English with luce ‘enclosure’. English: possibly a variant of Luck 3. Northern English and Scottish: from a vernacular pet form of Lucas. Dutch (van Look): topographic name from look ‘enclosure’ or habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

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Look Family Origin

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Look Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Look family was Carpenter. The most common Look occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Look's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Look.

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Look life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Look in 1942 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Look

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