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 Family Origin

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Loose Family Occupations

What did your Loose ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fisherman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Loose. 40% of Loose men worked as a Fisherman and 79% of Loose women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loose were Mechanic and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fisherman
    40%
  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Horseman On Farm
    14%
  • Mechanic
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Loose Historical Records

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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.

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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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