Luning Family History

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Luning Name Meaning

North German (Lüning): nickname from Middle Low German lunink ‘sparrow’.

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

Similar surnames: Lung, Dusing, Lunning, Bruning, Nuding, Lueking, Tuning, Luhring

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Luning Family Origin

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Luning Family Occupations

What did your Luning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Luning family was Farmer. The most common Luning occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 11% of Luning's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Carpenter and Cattle Grower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luning.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Cattle Grower

  • Farmer


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

Luning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Luning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luning 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 929 immigration records available for the last name Luning. 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 916 military records available for the last name Luning. For the veterans among your Luning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luning Life Expectancy

What is the average Luning lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Luning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Luning in 1955 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luning 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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