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Luca Name Meaning

Italian and Romanian: from the personal name Luca from Latin Lucas . Compare Louque . Italian (southern; Lucà): possibly from a short form of Greek Loukanos denoting an inhabitant of Lucania (see Lucas ). German Flemish and Dutch: variant of Lucas . Hungarian: from Luca a pet form of the personal name Lucia feminine form of Latin Lucius. Albanian: from the male personal name Lucë (definite form Luca) probably a vernacular form of Lukë an equivalent of Lucas . Albanian: topographic name from lucë (definite form luca) ‘thin mud muddy place’.

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

Similar surnames: Lucas, Lucia, Luka, Luck, Luce, Luc, Duca, Lua, Huck, Mula

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Where is the Luca family from?

You can see how Luca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luca family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Luca families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 24 Luca families living in London. This was about 30% of all the recorded Luca's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Luca families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luca surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luca ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Luca. 43% of Luca women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Shorthand Typist
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Luca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luca census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Luca. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Luca. For the veterans among your Luca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luca lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Luca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Luca in 1948 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

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