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Lucken Family History

Lucken Name Meaning

North German (Lücken): patronymic from the personal name Lück (see Luck 2). English: variant of Lovekin, from a pet form of Love 1 or 2.

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


Similar surnames: Lucker, Lueken, Luckett, Lucke, Lutgen, Rucker, Lutke, Ricken, Luke

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Where is the Lucken family from?

You can see how Lucken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lucken family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lucken families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lucken family living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Lucken's in USA. New York and 2 other states had the highest population of Lucken families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lucken surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lucken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lucken. 29% of Lucken men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Lucken women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lucken were Proprietor and Seamstress. .

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    26%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Houseworker
    15%
  • Seamstress
    15%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lucken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lucken 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 845 immigration records available for the last name Lucken. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lucken. For the veterans among your Lucken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lucken lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lucken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lucken in 1951 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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