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Lueker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Lüker): from a derivative of the personal name Lüdeke (see Luedecke).

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


Similar surnames: Lueke, Lucker, Lueder, Lueken, Bueker, Lutke, Ducker, Luker, Kuker

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Where is the Lueker family from?

You can see how Lueker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lueker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Lueker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Lueker families living in Illinois. This was about 37% of all the recorded Lueker's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Lueker families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lueker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lueker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lueker. 50% of Lueker men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Lueker women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lueker were Salesman and Cook. .

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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
    50%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Cook
    34%
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What Lueker family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lueker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lueker 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Lueker. 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 223 military records available for the last name Lueker. For the veterans among your Lueker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lueker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lueker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Lueker in 1963 was 77, and 85 in 2004.

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