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Luchs Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with keen sight, from Middle High German luhs ‘lynx’.

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


Similar surnames: Fuchs, Buchs, Lucht, Ochs, Dachs, Luecht, Licht, Ruch, Ruhs, Buche

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Where is the Luchs family from?

You can see how Luchs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luchs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Luchs families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Luchs family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Luchs's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Luchs families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luchs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luchs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleswoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Luchs. 22% of Luchs men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Luchs women worked as a Saleswoman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luchs were Lawyer and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Lawyer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleswoman
    24%
  • Secretary
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Luchs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luchs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Luchs. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Luchs. For the veterans among your Luchs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luchs lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Luchs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Luchs in 1962 was 74, and 86 in 2003.

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