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Lucht Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German lucht ‘clumsy left-handed’. German and Dutch: topographic name from Lucht ‘cleared area garden’ related to Middle High German liuhten ‘to shine be bright’. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German lucht ‘elevated spot loft’.

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


Similar surnames: Luecht, Licht, Hecht, Lust, Luchs, Recht, Leicht, Fuchs, Ruch, Loch

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Where is the Lucht family from?

You can see how Lucht families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lucht family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lucht families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Lucht families living in Buckinghamshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lucht's in United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire had the highest population of Lucht families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lucht surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lucht ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lucht. 39% of Lucht men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Lucht women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lucht were Farm Laborer and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Housework
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lucht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lucht 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lucht. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lucht. For the veterans among your Lucht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lucht lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lucht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lucht in 1944 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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