Loken Family History

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Loken Name Meaning

Norwegian (Løken): habitational name from any of numerous (about 40) farmsteads in southeastern Norway, so named from leik ‘game’, ‘play’ + vin ‘meadow’. This name also occurs in Sweden.

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

Similar surnames: Lokken, Dokken, Lone, Eiken, Loven, Loren, Loden, Luker, Loker, Oen

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Loken Family Origin

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Loken Family Occupations

What did your Loken ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Corfue General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Loken. 15% of Loken men worked as a Corfue General Labourer and 60% of Loken women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loken were Methodist Minister and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Corfue General Labourer
  • Electric Welder Railway repair Maintenance
  • Local Government Clerk
  • Methodist Minister

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Retired

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

Loken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Loken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loken 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Loken. 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 895 military records available for the last name Loken. For the veterans among your Loken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loken Life Expectancy

What is the average Loken lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Loken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Loken in 1960 was 43, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loken ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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