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Lodi Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Lodi in the province of Milan. Hungarian (Lódi): habitational name for someone from a place called Lód. Muslim (Indian subcontinent): probably from Lodi, name of a dynasty of the sultans of Delhi, who ruled from 1451–1536, until they were overthrown by the Mughals.

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


Similar surnames: Bodi, Loi, Rodi, Loui, Poli, Modi, Look, Long, Rudi, Lorio

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Where is the Lodi family from?

You can see how Lodi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lodi family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Lodi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lodi family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Lodi's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lodi families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lodi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lodi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lodi. 16% of Lodi men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Lodi women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lodi were Farmer and Housewife.

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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
    16%
  • Painter
    13%
  • Coal Loader
    11%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Helper
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lodi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lodi 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lodi. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lodi. For the veterans among your Lodi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lodi lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lodi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lodi in 1962 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

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