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

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  • Fisherman

    8%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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

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Lough Historical Records

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Lough Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lough

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