Louth Family History

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Louth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Louth in Lincolnshire, so called from its position on the river Lud (Old English Hlude, meaning ‘the loud one’). Irish: when not of English origin (see 1), probably a reduced and altered form of McLeod. Compare McLouth.

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

Similar surnames: Routh, Lough, Loth, Worth, Ruth, North, South, Lout, Leith, Lauth

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Louth Family Origin

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Louth Family Occupations

What did your Louth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Louth. 25% of Louth men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Louth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Louth were Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Horseman On Farm
  • Agricultural Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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

Louth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Louth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Louth 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 Louth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Louth. For the veterans among your Louth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Louth Life Expectancy

What is the average Louth lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Louth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Louth in 1960 was 54, and 93 in 2004.

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