Ludwick Family History

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Ludwick Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ludwig, Czech Ludvík, Polish Ludwik, or cognates in other European languages. English: habitational name from Ludwick Hall in Bishops Hatfield, Hertfordshire, probably named from the Old English personal name Luda + Old English wic ‘outlying (dairy) farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Lodwick, Beswick, Howick, Harwick, Fenwick, Warwick, Barwick, Goswick

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Ludwick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ludwick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ludwick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Ludwick Family Origin

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Ludwick Family Occupations

What did your Ludwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ludwick. A less common occupation for the Ludwick family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ludwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Ludwick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Ludwick Historical Records

What Ludwick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Ludwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ludwick 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 Ludwick. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ludwick. For the veterans among your Ludwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ludwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Ludwick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ludwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ludwick in 1951 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ludwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ludwick 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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