Louden Family History

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Louden Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Loudoun near Cunningham in Ayrshire, named in Celtic as Lugunon ‘fort of Lugus’ (see Lyon 2). Scottish and English (chiefly Northumbria): variant of Lothian.

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


Similar surnames: Lowden, Couden, Loudin, Bowden, Rowden, Morden, Olden, Linden, Norden

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Louden Family Origin

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Louden Family Occupations

What did your Louden ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Louden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Louden Life Expectancy

What is the average Louden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Louden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Louden in 1945 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Louden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Louden 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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