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Luh Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Ludolf (see Ludolph).

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

Similar surnames: Luc, Luy, Lux, Luk, Lue, Lau, Leh, Luhn, Luo, Kuh

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Where is the Luh family from?

You can see how Luh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luh family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Luh families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 14 Luh families living in New York. This was about 36% of all the recorded Luh's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Luh families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Luh. 50% of Luh men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Miner
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Luh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luh 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Luh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Luh. For the veterans among your Luh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luh lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Luh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Luh in 1964 was 66, and 99 in 2004.

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