Ludgate Family History

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Ludgate Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably from Ludgate in London, so named from Old English ludgeat ‘back gate’, ‘postern’, or possibly from Ludgate in Kent or Lidgate in Suffolk, both named from Old English hlidgeat ‘swing gate’.

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

Similar surnames: Hungate, Redgate, Tungate, Colgate, Wingate, Holgate, Lodge, Lugar

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Ludgate Family Origin

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Ludgate Family Occupations

What did your Ludgate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Keeping House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ludgate. A less common occupation for the Ludgate family was Clk Quarter Master Office. The most common Ludgate occupation in the USA was Barber. 13% of Ludgate's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

  • Keeping House

  • Clerk In Store

  • Clk Quarter Master Office


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

Ludgate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ludgate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ludgate 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 Ludgate. 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 Ludgate. For the veterans among your Ludgate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ludgate Life Expectancy

What is the average Ludgate lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ludgate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ludgate in 1961 was 56, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ludgate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ludgate 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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