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Luckman Family History

Luckman Name Meaning

English: nickname or occupational name for a servant of someone called Luck (a variant of Luke ). Americanized form of North German Luckmann: topographic name from the dialect term luke ‘hollow hole’. In some cases possibly also Dutch: from a derivative of the personal name Luc (see Lucas ). The surname Luckman is very rare in the Netherlands. Probably also an Americanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Lukman: from an old vernacular form formed with the suffix -man ‘man’ of German origin of the personal name Luka (see Lucas ).

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


Similar surnames: Hackman, Buckman, Dickman, Jackman, Backman, Hickman, Lachman, Lucken

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Where is the Luckman family from?

You can see how Luckman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luckman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Luckman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Luckman family living in Kentucky. This was about 33% of all the recorded Luckman's in USA. Kentucky and 2 other states had the highest population of Luckman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luckman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Luckman. 24% of Luckman men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Luckman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luckman were Truck Driver and Proprietor. .

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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
    24%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Proprietor
    10%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Luckman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luckman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Luckman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Luckman. For the veterans among your Luckman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luckman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Luckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Luckman in 1949 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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