Loos Family History

14-Day Free Trial


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Loos Family Origin

Where is the Loos family from?

Loos Family Occupations

What did your Loos ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Loos. A less common occupation for the Loos family was Metal Agent. The most common Loos occupation in the UK was Farmer. 33% of Loos's were Farmers.

View Census data for Loos | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Metal Agent


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

Loos Historical Records

What Loos family records will you find?

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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Loos

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.

View all Loos immigration records

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.

View all Loos military records

You've only scratched the surface of Loos family history.

Loos Life Expectancy

What is the average Loos lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loos 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.

Look up another name