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?

SHOW MORE

Loos Family Occupations

What did your Loos ancestors do for a living?

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.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocer

    33%
  • Metal Agent

    33%

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

Source: Census data for Loos | Data not to scale

Loos Historical Records

What Loos family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Loos ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Loos

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Loos Life Expectancy

What is the average Loos lifespan?

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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loos

Famous Loos Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name