Ludke Name Meaning

German (Lüdke): variant of Luedecke.

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


Similar surnames: Lutke, Lueke, Budke, Ludka, Luke, Lucke, Ludeke, Luedke, Lubke

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Ludke Family Origin

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Ludke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ludke. A less common occupation for the Ludke family was Keeping House. The most common Ludke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Ludke's were Farmers.

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Ludke Historical Records

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Ludke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Ludke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ludke in 1948 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ludke

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