Loo Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: topographic name for someone living near a wood (Dutch loo ‘wood’, Middle Low German lo, loge), or a habitational name from places called Lo or Loh, named with this word. Chinese: variant of Lu.

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


Similar surnames: Loh, Loos, Loy, Leo, Look, Lau, Loe, Hoo, Lo, Lou

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Loo Family Origin

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Loo Family Occupations

What did your Loo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial Traveller and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Loo. 12% of Loo men worked as a Commercial Traveller and 56% of Loo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loo were Head Burner Artificial Silk Works and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Traveller
    12%
  • Cook (restaurant) Unemploy
    12%
  • Dock Labourer
    12%
  • Head Burner Artificial Silk Works
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Florist (artificial Flowers)
    12%
  • Grocery Shop Assistant
    12%
  • Incapacitated
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Loo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Loo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loo 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Loo. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Loo. For the veterans among your Loo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loo Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Loo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Loo in 1956 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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