Loud Family History

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Loud Name Meaning

nickname for a noisy person, from Middle English lude ‘loud’ (Old English hlud), perhaps in part preserving the Old English byname Hluda that Ekwall postulates to explain the place names Loudham (Suffolk) and Lowdham (Nottinghamshire). topographic name for someone who lived by a roaring stream, Old English hlude or hl¯de literally ‘the loud one’, or a habitational name from any of the places named from hl¯de, for example Lyde in Herefordshire and Somerset. variant of Louth.

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

Similar surnames: Lord, Cloud, Gold, Loui, Low, Look, Lind, Bond, Long, Hoad

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Loud Family Origin

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Loud Family Occupations

What did your Loud ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Loud occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Loud's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Loud family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Butcher and dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loud.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • dairyman

  • Agricultural Labourer


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Loud Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Loud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loud 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 Loud. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Loud. For the veterans among your Loud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loud Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Loud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Loud in 1950 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

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