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Lueth Family History

Lueth Name Meaning

North German (Lüth): from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with leud, liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Lutz, Luthi, Peth, Lauth, Lett, Noeth, Lueke, Ruth, Luth, Lueck

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Where is the Lueth family from?

You can see how Lueth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lueth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lueth families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Lueth families living in Wisconsin. This was about 47% of all the recorded Lueth's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Lueth families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lueth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lueth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lueth. 30% of Lueth men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Lueth women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lueth were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    42%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lueth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lueth 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 547 immigration records available for the last name Lueth. 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 465 military records available for the last name Lueth. For the veterans among your Lueth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lueth lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lueth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lueth in 1944 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

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