Luo Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of the state of Luo during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). This was granted to a descendant of Zhu Rong, a son of Zhuan Xu, legendary emperor of the 26th century bc. Subsequently, his descendants adopted the state name as their surname. Chinese : from the personal name of Jiang Luo, a son of the grand duke of the state of Qi during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). His descendants adopted his given name, Luo, as their surname. This character also means ‘camel’.

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

Similar surnames: Lu, Guo, Huo, Lao, Sui, Cui, Leo, Lum, Luk, Luc

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Luo Family Origin

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Luo Family Occupations

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In 1940, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the US named Luo. 50% of Luo men worked as a Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

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Luo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 250 census records available for the last name Luo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luo 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

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Draft Card

There are 15 military records available for the last name Luo. For the veterans among your Luo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luo Life Expectancy

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Between 1978 and 2004, in the United States, Luo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Luo in 1978 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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