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Louvier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a wolf-hunter, louvier.

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


Similar surnames: Loubier, Bouvier, Louviere, Lavier, Roulier, Losier, Soulier

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Where is the Louvier family from?

You can see how Louvier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Louvier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Louvier families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Louvier families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Louvier's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Louvier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Louvier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Louvier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Louvier. 35% of Louvier men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Louvier women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Louvier were Clerk and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Louvier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Louvier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 197 immigration records available for the last name Louvier. 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 Cards

There are 313 military records available for the last name Louvier. For the veterans among your Louvier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Louvier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Louvier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Louvier in 1954 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

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