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Loos Surname Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Loose or Loosey. North German: from a short form of Nikolaus German form of Nicholas . Flemish and Dutch: nickname from the adjective loos ‘cunning artful guileful’. English: variant of Loose .

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

Similar surnames: Kloos, Loo, Roos, Loose, Loss, Goos, Koos, Look, Moos, Leos

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Where is the Loos family from?

You can see how Loos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loos family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loos families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 28 Loos families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Loos's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Loos families in 1911.
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What did your Loos ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Loos. 84% of Loos 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
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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Loos. 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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There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Loos. For the veterans among your Loos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loos lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Loos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Loos in 1950 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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