Luke Name Meaning

English: from a derivative of Lucas. This was (and is) the common vernacular form of the name, being the one by which the author of the fourth Gospel is known in English. English: habitational name for someone from Liège in Belgium (Dutch Luik). North German (Lüke): from a short form of Lüdeke; Luedecke.

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


Similar surnames: Duke, Luker, Lueke, Lutke, Lake, Like, Luka, Luks, Lue, Luk

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Luke Family Origin

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Luke Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Luke occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Luke's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luke. A less common occupation for the Luke family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Luke Historical Records

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Luke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Luke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Luke in 1945 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luke

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