Loe Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms named Lo, from Old Norse Ló, of uncertain etymology. Dutch: variant of Loo.

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

Similar surnames: Roe, Lone, Lye, Loo, Moe, Lee, Loge, Boe, Loy, Loye

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Loe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loe name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Loe. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


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Loe Family Origin

Where is the Loe family from?

Loe Family Occupations

What did your Loe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Loe family was Boot Maker. The most common Loe occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Loe's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loe.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Boot Maker


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

Loe Historical Records

What Loe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Loe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loe 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Loe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Loe Life Expectancy

What is the average Loe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Loe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Loe in 1954 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loe 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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