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Luken Early Origins



The surname Luken 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.

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Luken Spelling Variations


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Luken Spelling Variations



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

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Luken Early History


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Luken Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luken research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1567, 1582, 1691, 1580 and 1647 are included under the topic Early Luken History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Luken Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Luken Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Luken Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Luken In Ireland


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Luken In Ireland



Some of the Luken family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Luken Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Luken, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • John H Luken, who landed in New York in 1859
  • Henry Luken, who landed in Morgan County, Illinois in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Luken (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Luken (post 1700)



  • Thomas Andrew Luken (b. 1925), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964; Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1971-72; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1974-75, 1977-91
  • James T. Luken, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1976-77
  • Charles J. Luken (b. 1951), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1984-91, 1999-; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1991-93; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Luken Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Luken Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 October 2015 at 11:18.

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