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Origins of the Ludlow surname

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About the Ludlows

We have a total number of 19089 records for people with the last name Ludlow.

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Where do most Ludlows live?

In 1921, most Ludlows lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Ludlows

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

We have 16,100 records for the Ludlow surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Ludlows most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Ludlow first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Lady
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Ludlows

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

Common Female occupations for Ludlows in 1921




Living On Own Means


General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Ludlows in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Farm Labourer






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