Lui Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Lu 1. Chinese : variant of Lei 1. Hawaiian: unexplained. Italian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Lai, Lua, Luk, Lei, Lum, Mui, Lu, Hui, Loi, Li

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Lui Family Origin

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Lui Family Occupations

What did your Lui ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cook and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lui. A less common occupation for the Lui family was Retail Clothing. The most common Lui occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lui's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cook

  • Laborer

  • Retail Clothing


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

Lui Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lui. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lui 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Lui. 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 454 military records available for the last name Lui. For the veterans among your Lui ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lui Life Expectancy

What is the average Lui lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lui life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Lui in 1953 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lui 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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