Luc Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Luc, a vernacular form of Lucas. French: topographic name from Latin lucus ‘wood’, or a habitational name from places in Aveyron and Lozère named with this word. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Lux, Luca, Luy, Luce, Luck, Lum, Luk, Lueck, Luo, Lua

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Luc Family Origin

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Luc Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Luc family was Seaman. Cultivateur, Merchant and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luc. The most common Luc occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Luc's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Merchant

  • Scholar

  • Seaman


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Luc Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Luc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luc 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 988 immigration records available for the last name Luc. 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 Luc. For the veterans among your Luc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luc Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Luc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Luc in 1963 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

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