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Luty Name Meaning

English: variant of Laity. Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Lüthi or Lüthy (reflecting the pronunciation of th as t in German) (see Luthi).

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


Similar surnames: Leuty, Lutey, Luthy, Luy, Duty, Lucy, Luthi, Lute, Lutz, Ludy

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Where is the Luty family from?

You can see how Luty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luty family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Luty families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Luty families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Luty's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Luty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Luty. 19% of Luty men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Luty women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luty were Clerk and New Worker.

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • New Worker
    9%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Luty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luty 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 957 immigration records available for the last name Luty. 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 Luty. For the veterans among your Luty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luty lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Luty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Luty in 1959 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

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