Luks Family History

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Luks Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Luk. Czech: from a reduced form of the personal name Lukáš, Czech equivalent of Lucas. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Luchs ‘lynx’.

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


Similar surnames: Luka, Lukas, Lukes, Luke, Luk, Lucks, Lucas, Leys, Lueke, Muns

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Luks Family Origin

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Luks Family Occupations

What did your Luks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Luks occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Luks's were Laborers. Laborer and Picture Frame Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Luks. A less common occupation for the Luks family was Switchtender.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Picture Frame Dealer

    33%
  • Switchtender

    33%

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

Luks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Luks Life Expectancy

What is the average Luks lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Luks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Luks in 1962 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luks 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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