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Lueken Name Meaning

Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Ludo, Lode, or a pet form of a Germanic name formed with the initial element liut or hlod (e.g. Ludolph).

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


Similar surnames: Lutke, Luten, Leben, Lutgen, Lucken, Lueke, Lucker, Lueker, Leven

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Where is the Lueken family from?

You can see how Lueken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lueken family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Lueken families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 17 Lueken families living in Indiana. This was about 46% of all the recorded Lueken's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Lueken families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lueken surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lueken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lueken. 55% of Lueken 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
    55%
  • Laborer
    46%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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What Lueken family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 990 census records available for the last name Lueken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lueken 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Lueken. 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 344 military records available for the last name Lueken. For the veterans among your Lueken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lueken lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lueken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lueken in 1963 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

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