Luft Family History

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Luft Name Meaning

from Middle High German luft ‘air’, of uncertain application, either a topographic name for someone who lived in an exposed place or a nickname for a happy-go-lucky fellow. variant spelling of Lufft, short form of the personal names Liutfrid or Lotfrid, composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ or hlod ‘fame’, + frid ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Tuft, Lust, Lunt, Lueth, Huff, Puff, Luff, Pust, Gust, Luftig

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Luft Family Origin

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Luft Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Luft ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

In 1880, the most common Luft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Luft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Luft family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luft.

Source: Census data for Luft | Data not to scale

Luft Historical Records

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Luft Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Luft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Luft in 1949 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luft

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