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Loup Name Meaning

French:: from a personal name from Latin Lupus (meaning ‘wolf’) which derived its popularity from a 5th-century Christian saint bishop of Troyes who repulsed Attila the Hun. from Old French lou leu ‘wolf’ (modern French loup; from Latin lupus) probably a nickname for a particularly bad-tempered man.

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

Similar surnames: Loui, Low, Loupe, Lou, Loud, Luc, Laut, Lau, Louk, Loop

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Where is the Loup family from?

You can see how Loup families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loup family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loup families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Loup families living in Quebec. This was about 63% of all the recorded Loup's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Loup families in 1911.
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What did your Loup ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Loup. 45% of Loup men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Loup women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loup were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Machine Operator
  • Teacher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 626 immigration records available for the last name Loup. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Loup. For the veterans among your Loup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loup lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Loup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loup in 1964 was 81, and 91 in 2004.

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