Luka Family History

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Luka Name Meaning

Dutch: from a vernacular form of the personal name Lucas. Czech, Polish (Luka), and Hungarian: from a short form of Czech Lukáš, Polish Lukasz, Hungarian Lukács, vernacular forms of Lucas.

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


Similar surnames: Luca, Luks, Lukac, Luke, Lukas, Luk, Kula, Luba, Lucas, Lukacs

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Luka Family Origin

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Luka Family Occupations

What did your Luka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, K.Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luka. A less common occupation for the Luka family was Tailor. The most common Luka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Luka's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • K.Grocer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

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

Luka Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Luka Life Expectancy

What is the average Luka lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Luka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Luka in 1963 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luka 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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