Loos Name Meaning

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

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


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

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Loos Family Origin

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Loos Family Occupations

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  • Wagon Maker

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%

In 1881, Wagon Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Loos. The most common Loos occupation in Canada was Wagon Maker. 50% of Loos's were Wagon Makers. A less common occupation for the Loos family was Labourer.

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loos

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