Louth Family History

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Louth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Louth in Lincolnshire, so called from its position on the river Lud (Old English Hlude, meaning ‘the loud one’). Irish: when not of English origin (see 1), probably a reduced and altered form of McLeod. Compare McLouth.

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


Similar surnames: Routh, Lough, Loth, Worth, Ruth, North, South, Lout, Leith, Lauth

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Louth Family Origin

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Louth Family Occupations

What did your Louth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Louth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Louth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Louth family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Louth.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeps House

    8%

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

Louth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Louth Life Expectancy

What is the average Louth lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Louth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Louth in 1960 was 54, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Louth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Louth 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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