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Lofthouse Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire called Lofthouse (see Loftus). Americanized form of the Norwegian cognate Lofthus.

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


Similar surnames: Loftus, Lofthus, Outhouse, Morehouse, Woodhouse, Stonehouse, Newhouse

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Where is the Lofthouse family from?

You can see how Lofthouse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lofthouse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lofthouse families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 39 Lofthouse families living in Ontario. This was about 65% of all the recorded Lofthouse's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lofthouse families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lofthouse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lofthouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lofthouse. 82% of Lofthouse men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    82%
  • Labourer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Lofthouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lofthouse 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lofthouse. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lofthouse. For the veterans among your Lofthouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lofthouse lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lofthouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lofthouse in 1961 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

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