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Louk Name Meaning

American shortened form of Louks a surname of German or English and possibly also of Flemish origin. Compare Louck .

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

Similar surnames: Luk, Look, Lou, Louks, Lott, Loup, Lock, Mock, Kook, Flock

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Where is the Louk family from?

You can see how Louk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Louk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Louk families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Louk families living in Alberta. This was about 38% of all the recorded Louk's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Louk families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Louk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Louk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Louk. 23% of Louk men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Louk women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Louk were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Louk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Louk 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 186 immigration records available for the last name Louk. 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 760 military records available for the last name Louk. For the veterans among your Louk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Louk lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Louk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Louk in 1957 was 60, and 64 in 2004.

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