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Lukey Family History

Lukey Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): unexplained; most probably a pet form of Luke. See also Leakey.

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


Similar surnames: Luke, Lakey, Lukes, Luker, Lucey, Larkey, Lavey, Jukes, Lukac, Duke

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Where is the Lukey family from?

You can see how Lukey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lukey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lukey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Lukey family living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Lukey's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Lukey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lukey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lukey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lukey. 28% of Lukey 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
    28%
  • Salesman
    28%
  • Machinist
    18%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lukey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lukey 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Lukey. 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 549 military records available for the last name Lukey. For the veterans among your Lukey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lukey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lukey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lukey in 1960 was 51, and 58 in 2004.

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