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Luther Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + heri, hari ‘army’. English: nickname from Middle English luther(e), lither(e) ‘bad’, ‘wicked’, ‘base’ (from Old English l¯ðre).

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


Similar surnames: Luter, Hutter, Lather, Lutter, Lusher, Cutler, Usher, Muter, Suter

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Luther Family Origin

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Luther Family Occupations

What did your Luther ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Luther occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Luther's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luther. A less common occupation for the Luther family was Farming.

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Luther Historical Records

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Luther Life Expectancy

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Famous Luther Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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