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Lodes Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a path, road, or watercourse, Middle English lode (the usual form from Old English gelad; compare Lade), or a habitational name from any of several minor places named with this word, for example Load in Somerset or Lode in Cambridgeshire and Gloucestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Loder, Rodes, Loges, Hodes, Boden, Lodge, Loden, Lowes, Cordes, Bowes

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Where is the Lodes family from?

You can see how Lodes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lodes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lodes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Lodes family living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Lodes's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Lodes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lodes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lodes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lodes. 33% of Lodes men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Lodes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lodes were Salesman and Saleslady.

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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

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farm Work
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Typist
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lodes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lodes 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Lodes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 796 military records available for the last name Lodes. For the veterans among your Lodes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lodes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lodes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Lodes in 1948 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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