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Luera Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Lluera, habitational name from the village of Lluera in Asturies (northern Spain), named from or associated with the Marian name Nues(tr)a Señora de Lluera ‘Our Lady of the Light’.

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


Similar surnames: Lueras, Lura, Riera, Lora, Lier, Lueck, Dura, Lucca, Lara, Vera

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Where is the Luera family from?

You can see how Luera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luera family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Luera families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Luera families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Luera's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Luera families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luera surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Luera. 48% of Luera men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Luera women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luera were Surface Laborer and Stenographer.

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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
    48%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Surface Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    37%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Luera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luera 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Luera. 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 335 military records available for the last name Luera. For the veterans among your Luera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luera lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Luera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Luera in 1958 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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