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Lukas Family History

Lukas Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Lithuanian, Czech and Slovak (Lukáš), etc.: from the personal name Lukas (see Lucas).

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


Similar surnames: Luks, Luka, Lucas, Lukes, Lukacs, Loukas, Lukac, Lekas, Lukin, Lubas

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Where is the Lukas family from?

You can see how Lukas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lukas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lukas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 48 Lukas families living in Wisconsin. This was about 42% of all the recorded Lukas's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Lukas families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lukas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lukas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lukas. 22% of Lukas men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Lukas women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lukas were Miner and Typist. .

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    11%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Typist
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lukas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lukas 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lukas. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Lukas. For the veterans among your Lukas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lukas lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lukas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lukas in 1944 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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