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Loe Family History

Loe Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms named Lo, from Old Norse Ló, of uncertain etymology. Dutch: variant of Loo.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Roe, Lone, Lye, Loo, Moe, Lee, Loge, Boe, Loy, Loye

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Where is the Loe family from?

You can see how Loe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 31 Loe families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Loe's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Loe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Loe. 65% of Loe men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Cook
  • Tailor
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Loe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Loe. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Loe. For the veterans among your Loe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Loe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Loe in 1954 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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