Luck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Luck family

The surname Luck was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Important Dates for the Luck family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luck research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1567, 1582, 1691, 1580 and 1647 are included under the topic Early Luck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Luck Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Luck, Luke, Louk, Louke, Loucks, Lucke and others.

Early Notables of the Luck family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Luck family to Ireland

Some of the Luck family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Luck migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Luck Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Robert Luck, who settled in Virginia in 1634
  • William Luck, settled in Virginia in 1634
  • Robert Luck, aged 25, who landed in Virginia in 1635 [1]
  • William Luck, who landed in Virginia in 1658 [1]
  • Thomas Luck, who landed in Virginia in 1664 [1]
Luck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Seutik Luck, aged 37, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Christoph Luck, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Georg Luck, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1770 [1]
  • Jacob Luck, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770 [1]
  • Johan Philip Luck, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Luck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph, Luck Jr., who landed in America in 1830 [1]
  • Joachim Luck, who landed in America in 1839 [1]
  • Christian Philipp Luck, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • Bernard Luck, aged 20, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845 [1]
  • Antone Luck, aged 24, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1845 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Luck migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Luck Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Adam Luck, aged 4, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Adolf Luck, aged 4, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Adolf Luck, aged 15, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • August Luck, aged 6, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • August Luck, aged 17, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Luck migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Luck Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Luck migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Luck Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Luck, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Empress" in 1865

Contemporary Notables of the name Luck (post 1700)

  • Gary Edward Luck (b. 1937), retired four-star U.S. Army general
  • Andrew Austen Luck (b. 1989), American football quarterback, runner-up for the 2010 Heisman Trophy
  • Ethan John Luck (b. 1978), American guitarist, photographer, and drummer
  • David Jonathan Lewis Luck (1929-1998), American cell biologist
  • William P. Luck, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1908 [3]
  • William Luck, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Arizona State House of Representatives 30th District, 1998 [3]
  • Paul Luck, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1948 [3]
  • Oliver Luck, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1990 [3]
  • John J. Luck, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1972 [3]
  • Harry A. Luck, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1940 [3]
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Luck family

HMS Repulse
  • Mr. Raymond C Luck, British Petty Officer Steward, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [4]
RMS Lusitania
  • Master Kenneth Field Luck, American 1st Class Passenger from Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]
  • Master Elbridge Courtlandt Luck, American 1st Class Passenger from Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]
  • Mrs. Charlotte Luck, American 1st Class Passenger from Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html
  5. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
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