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 Family Origin

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Loose Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    5%
  • Coachman

    4%
  • Groom

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Loose family was Groom. 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.

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Loose Historical Records

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Loose Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loose

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