Luff Family History

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Luff Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Love 1–3. Dutch: from Luffo, a pet form a personal name such as Ludolph.

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

Similar surnames: Cuff, Puff, Huff, Duff, Buff, Luft, Loff, Luk, Cluff, Ruff

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Luff Family Origin

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Luff Family Occupations

What did your Luff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Luff occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Luff's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luff. A less common occupation for the Luff family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Luff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Luff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Luff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luff 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Luff. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Luff. For the veterans among your Luff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luff Life Expectancy

What is the average Luff lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Luff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Luff in 1957 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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