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Lois Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: from a local variant personal names Luis or Eloi (see Loy). Greek (also Loes): from a Greek form of the French personal name, Louis. The name is found especially in Cyprus, which was under French rule for a time in the Middle Ages. It may also be a shortening of Loizos, patronymic Loizidis, which have the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: Lis, Lais, Louis, Luis, Bois, Loi, Loris, Leis, Loss, Blois

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Lois Family Origin

Where is the Lois family from?

Lois Family Occupations

What did your Lois ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lois occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Lois's were Farmers. Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lois. A less common occupation for the Lois family was Tanner.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%
  • Tanner

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lois ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lois Historical Records

What Lois family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lois census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lois. 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 Card

There are 373 military records available for the last name Lois. For the veterans among your Lois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lois Life Expectancy

What is the average Lois lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lois in 1960 was 57, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lois

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lois ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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