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Lo Surname Meaning

Chinese: Cantonese form and alternative Mandarin form of the surname 羅 see Luo Chinese: alternative Mandarin form of the surname 駱 see Luo Chinese: Cantonese form of the surnames 盧 蘆 魯 and 路 see Lu 1- Chinese: Cantonese form of the surnames 勞 and 老 see Lao 1 and Chinese: Hokkien and Taiwanese form of the surnames 婁 and 樓 see Lou 1 and Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 樂 see Le 7: Vietnamese (): from the Chinese surname 盧 see Lu 1 and 3 above.8: Vietnamese (Lộ): from the Chinese surname 路 see Lu 3 and 3 above.9: Vietnamese (Lỗ): from the Chinese surname 魯 see Lu 4 and 3 above.10: Vietnamese (): unexplained.1 Southeast Asian (Hmong): variant of Lor 1 Southeast Asian (Iu Mien): variant of Lor 1 German: variant of Loh .1 Swedish: ornamental name from lo ‘lynx’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: To, Mo, Bo, Lou, Ko, Loo, Lao, Go, Lok, Ho

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Where is the Lo family from?

You can see how Lo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lo families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Lo families living in British Columbia. This was about 79% of all the recorded Lo's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Lo families in 1911.
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What did your Lo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lo. 65% of Lo men worked as a Labourer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Cook
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 53,000 immigration records available for the last name Lo. 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 Cards

There are 47,000 military records available for the last name Lo. For the veterans among your Lo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lo lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Lo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lo in 1966 was 91, and 69 in 2004.

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