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Ludlow Family History

Ludlow Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire, so named from the Old English river name Hlude (from hlud ‘loud’, ‘roaring’) referring to the Teme river + hlaw ‘hill’. See also Laidlaw.Dutch: from the personal name Ludolph.

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

467,479 Historical Documents with Ludlow on Ancestry
74,198 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,263 Military Records
5,461 Immigration Records
60,256 Census and Voter Lists
317,301 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ludlow Families

  • Number of Ludlow families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ludlow families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ludlow census records

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Ludlow Family Origin

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Ludlow Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Ludlow Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Ludlow census records

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Military Service by Ludlow

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