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Loi Family History

Loi Name Meaning

Italian (Sardinia): most probably from a short form of a personal name Balloe, or possibly from a short form of the personal name Aloi, Sicilian form of Eligio (see Aloi). Vietnamese: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Loy, Aloi, Lois, Lai, Li, Lodi, Lou, Lor, Lio, Low

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Where is the Loi family from?

You can see how Loi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loi family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Loi families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Loi families living in British Columbia. This was about 89% of all the recorded Loi's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Loi families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Waiter was the top reported job for people in the US named Loi. 56% of Loi men worked as a Waiter.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Waiter
    56%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Loi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loi 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 Loi. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Loi. For the veterans among your Loi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loi lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Loi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Loi in 1962 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

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