Lofquist Family History

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Lofquist Name Meaning

Swedish (Löfquist): ornamental name composed of the elements löv ‘leaf’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Blomquist, Oquist, Norquist, Boquist, Engquist, Ahlquist, Elmquist

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Lofquist Family Origin

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Lofquist Family Occupations

What did your Lofquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lofquist. 12% of Lofquist men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Lofquist women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lofquist were Salesman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%
  • Matron
    5%
  • Seamstress
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lofquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lofquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lofquist 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lofquist. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 559 military records available for the last name Lofquist. For the veterans among your Lofquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lofquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Lofquist lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lofquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Lofquist in 1962 was 72, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lofquist

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