Loose Family History

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Loose Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Loose in Kent or Suffolk, both named from Old English hlose ‘pigsty’. Dutch: variant of Loos 3. German: variant of Loos 1.

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


Similar surnames: Loos, Lohse, Hoose, Royse, Roose, Lose, Moore, Moyse, Lone, Boose

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Loose Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loose name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Germanic Europe

    22%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    9%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Loose Family Origin

Where is the Loose family from?

Loose Family Occupations

What did your Loose ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Fisherman, Agricultural Laborer and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loose. The most common Loose occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Loose's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Loose family was Groom.

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    5%
  • Coachman

    4%
  • Groom

    4%

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

Loose Historical Records

What Loose family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Loose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loose 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 Loose. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Loose. For the veterans among your Loose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loose Life Expectancy

What is the average Loose lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Loose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Loose in 1943 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loose

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loose 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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