Luhn Family History

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Luhn Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by the Luhn river in East Friesland, or possibly a habitational name from Luhnau near Schleswig.

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


Similar surnames: Lohn, Lahn, Kuhn, Huhn, Ruhr, Luton, Lehr, Ahn, Uhr, Rohn

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Luhn Family Origin

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Luhn Family Occupations

What did your Luhn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Luhn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Luhn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Luhn family was Tailor. Farmer, Merchant and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luhn.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Merchant

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%

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

Luhn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Luhn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luhn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Luhn. 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 Luhn. For the veterans among your Luhn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luhn Life Expectancy

What is the average Luhn lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Luhn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Luhn in 1946 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luhn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luhn 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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