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Lueke Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Lüke): from a reduced form of the personal name Lüdeke (see Luedecke). See also Lueck.

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


Similar surnames: Luke, Lueker, Lutke, Lueken, Lueck, Luks, Ludeke, Luebke, Luecke

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Where is the Lueke family from?

You can see how Lueke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lueke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Lueke families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 28 Lueke families living in Missouri. This was about 36% of all the recorded Lueke's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Lueke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lueke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lueke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lueke. 25% of Lueke men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Helper
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Lueke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lueke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lueke 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Lueke. 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 251 military records available for the last name Lueke. For the veterans among your Lueke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lueke lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lueke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Lueke in 1954 was 38, and 88 in 2004.

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