Lux Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from a vernacular form of Lucas. German: variant of Luchs. French: habitational name from places so named in the Côte-d’Or, Haute-Garonne, and Saône-et-Loire.

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


Similar surnames: Luc, Luk, Rux, Laux, Lum, Lex, Lue, Luy, Lust, Lau

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Lux Family Origin

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Lux Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lux family was Butcher. The most common Lux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Lux's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lux.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

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Lux Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lux. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lux. For the veterans among your Lux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lux Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lux in 1944 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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