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Lugar Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Leugar, Levegar, Old English Leofgar, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’ + gar ‘spear’. Gallician and Spanish: habitational name from any of several places in Galicia called Lugar, from lugar ‘place’ ‘village’, or a topographic name from this word.

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

Similar surnames: Logar, Luger, Edgar, Lubar, Sugar, Lear, Lazar, Lucas, Kumar, Leger

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Where is the Lugar family from?

You can see how Lugar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lugar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lugar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Lugar families living in Devon. This was about 27% of all the recorded Lugar's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Lugar families in 1891.
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What did your Lugar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lugar. 100% of Lugar 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
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lugar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lugar 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 549 immigration records available for the last name Lugar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lugar. For the veterans among your Lugar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lugar lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lugar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lugar in 1960 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

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