Luis Family History

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Luis Name Meaning

Portuguese (Luís) and Spanish: from the personal name Luís or Luis, from French Louis.

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


Similar surnames: Lois, Louis, Luiz, Buis, Lis, Luks, Duis, Ruis, Leis, Louise

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Luis Family Origin

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Luis Family Occupations

What did your Luis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Luis. 39% of Luis men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Luis women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luis were Helper and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Blacksmith
    8%
  • Cultivateur
    8%
  • Helper
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Luis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Luis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luis 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Luis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Luis. For the veterans among your Luis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luis Life Expectancy

What is the average Luis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Luis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Luis in 1958 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luis 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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