Luker Family History

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Luker Name Meaning

habitational name from Lucker in Northumberland, probably named from Old English luh ‘pool’ + Old Norse kjarr ‘marsh’. occupational name for someone who had to watch or look after something, typically a watchman or a keeper of animals, Middle English lokere (a derivative of Middle English loke(n), luke(n) ‘to look’, Old English locian).

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

Similar surnames: Auker, Luter, Luke, Luger, Duke, Laker, Ducker, Lugar, Ufer, Buser

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Luker Family Origin

Where is the Luker family from?

Luker Family Occupations

What did your Luker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Luker family was Laborer. The most common Luker occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Luker's were Farmers. Farmer, F and Hewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luker.

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  • Farmer

  • F

  • Hewer

  • Laborer


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

Luker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Luker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luker 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Luker. 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 Luker. For the veterans among your Luker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luker Life Expectancy

What is the average Luker lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Luker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Luker in 1951 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luker 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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