Ludke Family History

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Ludke Name Meaning

German (Lüdke): variant of Luedecke.

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


Similar surnames: Lutke, Lueke, Budke, Ludka, Luke, Lucke, Ludeke, Luedke, Lubke

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Ludke Family Origin

Where is the Ludke family from?

Ludke Family Occupations

What did your Ludke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ludke. The most common Ludke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Ludke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ludke family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Ludke Historical Records

What Ludke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ludke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ludke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ludke

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ludke. 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 Ludke. For the veterans among your Ludke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ludke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ludke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ludke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ludke in 1948 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ludke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ludke 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.

Famous Ludke Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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