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Louks Name Meaning

Variant of Loucks a surname of German and possibly also of Flemish origin. Compare Louk and Loux . English: habitational name from a lost place called Loukes in Wooldale (Holmfirth) meaning ‘Lovecok's or Louke's (holding)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Luks, Louk, Lucks, Monks, Loux, Loucks, Hooks, Luka, Lois, Look

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Where is the Louks family from?

You can see how Louks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Louks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Louks families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 25 Louks families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Louks's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Louks families in 1911.
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What did your Louks ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Louks. 50% of Louks 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
  • Labourer
  • Accountant
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Louks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Louks 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Louks. 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 578 military records available for the last name Louks. For the veterans among your Louks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Louks lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Louks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Louks in 1961 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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