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Lustig Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person of a cheerful disposition, from Middle High German lustig ‘merry’, ‘carefree’, Middle Dutch lustighe, German lustig. As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Luftig, Lust, Hurtig, Sittig, Lusty, Ludwig, Lauster, Austin, Blust

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Where is the Lustig family from?

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

What did your Lustig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lustig. 18% of Lustig men worked as a Salesman and 9% of Lustig women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lustig were Manager and Teacher.

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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

  • Salesman
    18%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lustig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lustig 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Lustig. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lustig. For the veterans among your Lustig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lustig lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lustig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lustig in 1952 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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