Lough Family History

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Lough Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lachtnáin ‘descendant of Lachtnán’, a personal name from lachtna ‘gray’. This is the name of several families in Ireland, and has more often been Anglicized as Loughlin or Loughran, and in County Cork as Lawton.

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


Similar surnames: Louth, Long, Gough, Bough, Hough, Hugh, Slough, Plough, Louk, Lodge

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Lough Family Origin

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Lough Family Occupations

What did your Lough ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lough occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 8% of Lough's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Lough family was Coal Miner. Fisherman, Annuitant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lough.

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  • Fisherman

    8%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lough ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lough Historical Records

What Lough family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Lough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lough 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lough. 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 Lough. For the veterans among your Lough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lough Life Expectancy

What is the average Lough lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lough in 1946 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lough 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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