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Origins of the Lough surname

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About the Loughs

We have a total number of 8462 records for people with the last name Lough.

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Where do most Loughs live?

In 1921, most Loughs lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Loughs

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 6,000 records for the Lough surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Loughs most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Johnsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Loughs.

What are the most common Lough first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Lough family members

Common jobs for Loughs

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Loughs in 1921
Dressmaker

21

Housekeeper

16

Domestic Servant

12

House Servant

12

Servant

12

Common Male occupations for Loughs in 1921
Fisherman

98

Blacksmith

21

Shipwright

16

Agricultural Labourer

15

Master

15

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