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Lute Family History

Lute Name Meaning

English: from an Old Norse personal name and byname Lútr (meaning ‘stooping’). German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with liud ‘people tribe’.

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


Similar surnames: Luter, Tutt, Lucey, Luten, Luke, Luce, Lutke, Lull, Luty, Gute

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Where is the Lute family from?

You can see how Lute families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lute family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lute families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Lute families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 38% of all the recorded Lute's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lute families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lute surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lute ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lute. 32% of Lute men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Lute women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lute were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
    32%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lute. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lute 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 744 immigration records available for the last name Lute. 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 Lute. For the veterans among your Lute ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lute lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lute life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Lute in 1955 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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