Lugar Family History

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Lugar Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Leugar, Levegar, Old English Leofgar, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’ + gar ‘spear’. Gallician and Spanish: habitational name from any of several places in Galicia called Lugar, from lugar ‘place’ ‘village’, or a topographic name from this word.

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

Similar surnames: Logar, Luger, Edgar, Lubar, Sugar, Lear, Lazar, Lucas, Kumar, Leger

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Lugar Family Origin

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Lugar Family Occupations

What did your Lugar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lugar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lugar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lugar family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lugar.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Lugar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lugar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lugar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 549 immigration records available for the last name Lugar. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lugar. For the veterans among your Lugar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lugar Life Expectancy

What is the average Lugar lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lugar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lugar in 1960 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lugar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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