Loos History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Loos family

The surname Loos was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1300.

Important Dates for the Loos family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loos research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, and 1603 are included under the topic Early Loos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loos Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Loss, Losse, Loose, Loosse and others.

Early Notables of the Loos family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Loos family to Ireland

Some of the Loos family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 62 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loos migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loos Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Lodowick Loos, aged 18, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Johan Christoph Loos, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1743
  • Johan Christo Loos, aged 23, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Johann Georg Loos, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Jacob Loos, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Loos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Augustus Loos, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836 [1]
  • Michael Loos, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836 [1]
  • Elisabeth Loos, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • Adolf Loos, who arrived in North America in 1847
  • Konr Loos, who landed in America in 1849 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Loos (post 1700)

  • Anita Loos (1888-1981), American humorous writer and the author of such works as "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1925) and "But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes" (1928)
  • Adolf Loos (1870-1933), Austrian architect
  • Charles Loos (b. 1951), Belgian jazz pianist and composer
  • Friedrich Loos (1797-1890), Austrian Biedermeier style painter, etcher and lithographer
  • Gerhard Loos, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 92 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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