Loos Family History

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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

What did your Loos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ground Engineer (aircraft) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Loos. 12% of Loos men worked as a Ground Engineer (aircraft) and 48% of Loos women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loos were Cashier Civil Service and Daily Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ground Engineer (aircraft)
  • Architect
  • Blind Maker joiner
  • Cashier Civil Service

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Actress
  • Ambulance Driver
  • Daily Help

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

Loos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Loos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loos 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Loos. 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 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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Loos Life Expectancy

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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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