Ludden Family History

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Ludden Name Meaning

Irish: according to MacLysaght, a variant of of Lydon, occurring in counties Galway and Mayo.

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

Similar surnames: Layden, Rudden, Rodden, Lunden, Luddy, Ledden, Linden, Gidden, Lorden

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Ludden Family Origin

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Ludden Family Occupations

What did your Ludden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ludden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ludden's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ludden. A less common occupation for the Ludden family was Lawyer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Lawyer


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

Ludden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ludden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ludden 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 Ludden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ludden. For the veterans among your Ludden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ludden Life Expectancy

What is the average Ludden lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ludden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Ludden in 1957 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ludden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ludden 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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