Lua Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician (lúa): habitational name from a place called lúa in Lugo province (Galicia). This name is common in MexicoTongan: unexplained. Hawaiian: unexplained. Chinese: possibly a variant of Lai 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hua, Lum, Rua, Lu, Luy, Luna, Lui, Luca, Luc, Luz

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Lua Family Origin

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Lua Family Occupations

What did your Lua ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lua. A less common occupation for the Lua family was Laborer. The most common Lua occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Lua's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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Lua Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lua. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lua census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 627 immigration records available for the last name Lua. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lua. For the veterans among your Lua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lua Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lua in 1962 was 74, and 68 in 2004.

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