Luchs Family History

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Luchs Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with keen sight, from Middle High German luhs ‘lynx’.

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

Similar surnames: Fuchs, Buchs, Lucht, Ochs, Dachs, Luecht, Licht, Ruch, Ruhs, Buche

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Luchs Family Origin

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Luchs Family Occupations

What did your Luchs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Luchs occupation in the USA was Tobacconist. 22% of Luchs's were Tobacconists. Tobacconist, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luchs. A less common occupation for the Luchs family was Coal Dealer.

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  • Tobacconist

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Coal Dealer


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

Luchs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Luchs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luchs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Luchs. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Luchs. For the veterans among your Luchs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luchs Life Expectancy

What is the average Luchs lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Luchs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Luchs in 1962 was 74, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luchs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luchs 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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