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Ludens Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Luden, which is itself apparently a patronymic from the personal name Lude, a central and upper German short form of Ludwig or Ludolf (see Ludolph).

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


Similar surnames: Lukens, Ludin, Lebens, Levens, Likens, Uden, Rudes, Luten, Rubens

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Where is the Ludens family from?

You can see how Ludens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ludens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ludens families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Ludens families living in Illinois. This was about 38% of all the recorded Ludens's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Ludens families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ludens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ludens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ludens. 74% of Ludens men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    74%
  • Farm Operator
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 887 census records available for the last name Ludens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ludens 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Ludens. 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 125 military records available for the last name Ludens. For the veterans among your Ludens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ludens lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ludens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ludens in 1965 was 91, and 92 in 2004.

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