Luger Family History

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Luger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Lugau in Saxony and Brandenburg (of Slavic origin, from a word meaning ‘swamp’), or from any of several places named with Middle High German luoc ‘hiding place’, ‘ambush’. Lueg is a common place name in the Tyrol, and the surname is particularly frequent in Bavaria and Austria. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Lugar, Kluger, Burger, Ufer, Luker, Leber, Deger, Leier, Zuber, Lier

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Luger Family Origin

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Luger Family Occupations

What did your Luger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chargehand (ferro Concrete) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Luger. 12% of Luger men worked as a Chargehand (ferro Concrete) and 75% of Luger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luger were Farm Labourer (heavy Worker) and Unpaid Domestic Du

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chargehand (ferro Concrete)
  • Colliery Deputy
  • Electrician
  • Farm Labourer (heavy Worker)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hosiery Cutter
  • Unpaid Domestic Du

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

Luger Historical Records

What Luger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Luger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luger 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 Luger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Luger. For the veterans among your Luger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luger Life Expectancy

What is the average Luger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Luger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Luger in 1963 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luger 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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