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Luc Family History

Luc Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Luc a vernacular form of Lucas . French: topographic name derived from Latin lucus ‘wood’ or a habitational name from any of the places in Aveyron and Lozère named with this word. Vietnamese (Lục): from the Chinese surname 陸 see Lu 5.

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


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

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Where is the Luc family from?

You can see how Luc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luc family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Luc families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 12 Luc families living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Luc's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Luc families in 1880.
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What did your Luc ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Luc. 100% of Luc men worked as a Journalier. .

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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

  • Journalier
    100%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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What is the average Luc lifespan?

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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