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Where did the French Loupe family come from? What is the French Loupe family crest and coat of arms? When did the Loupe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Loupe family history?The origins of the Loupe name come from two distinct sources; in some instances, the name came from the animal "wolf," or "loup" in French, while other occurrences of this surname were no doubt derived from the Saint Loup of Troyes in the 5th century, who is said to have stopped Attila.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Loupe, Loup, Louppe, Leloup, Loupes, Laloup, Loubert, Leleu and many more.
First found in La Rochelle, a port city, and capital of the former Aunis province of France. Early recorded references to the name include Michel Le Loup who was landlord of Comptes in 1572, his son Yves Le Loup, who was a "conseiller" to the king in 1622, as well as Anne, the daughter of Claude and Francoise Le Loupe, who was christened at Gerbeviller in the department of Meurthe-Et-Moselle in July, 1619.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loupe research. Another 113 words(8 lines of text) covering the years 1667 and 1698 are included under the topic Early Loupe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Loupe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Loupe Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Loupe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loupe Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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