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Lutgen Family History

Lutgen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Lütgen): from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with liut- ‘people’ or hlod- ‘famous’ as the first element (see for example Luther, Ludwig).

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


Similar surnames: Luten, Lutke, Lubben, Rutten, Lueken, Lutjen, Lucken, Luther, Hurtgen

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Where is the Lutgen family from?

You can see how Lutgen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lutgen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lutgen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Lutgen family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Lutgen's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Lutgen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lutgen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lutgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lutgen. 22% of Lutgen men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Lutgen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lutgen were Salesman and Teaching.

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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

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Teacher
    22%
  • Phone Operator
    15%
  • Teaching
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lutgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lutgen 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Lutgen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lutgen. For the veterans among your Lutgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lutgen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lutgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lutgen in 1950 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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