Luy Name Meaning

German: unexplained. Possibly an altered spelling of French Louis. Spanish: probably a variant spelling of the Catalan family name Lluí, which is most probably derived from an old personal name based on Latin Lucinus.

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


Similar surnames: Loy, Ley, Luc, Lua, Lay, Luz, Guy, Luty, Lum, Goy

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Luy Family Origin

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Luy Family Occupations

What did your Luy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luy. The most common Luy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Luy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Luy family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Keeps House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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Luy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Luy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Luy. 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 Luy. For the veterans among your Luy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luy Life Expectancy

What is the average Luy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Luy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Luy in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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