Luca Family History

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Luca Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Luca, from Latin Lucas. Southern Italian (Lucà): possibly from a short form of Greek Loukanos, denoting an inhabitant of Lucania (see Lucas). Dutch: variant of Lucas. Hungarian: from Luca, a pet form of the personal name Lucia, feminine form of Lucio, from Latin Lucius.

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

Similar surnames: Lucas, Lucia, Luka, Luck, Luce, Luc, Duca, Lua, Huck, Mula

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Luca Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Luca name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Luca. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Luca Family Origin

Where is the Luca family from?

Luca Family Occupations

What did your Luca ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Capitialist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luca. A less common occupation for the Luca family was Carpenter. The most common Luca occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Luca's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Capitialist

  • Carpenter


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

Luca Historical Records

What Luca family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Luca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luca 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Luca. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Luca. For the veterans among your Luca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luca Life Expectancy

What is the average Luca lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Luca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Luca in 1948 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luca 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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