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Loo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Belgium, Dutch


The surname Loo is a topographic name derived from the Middle Dutch word "lo" which meant 'grove' or 'clearing'. The name was then originally for someone who lived in such a grove or clearing. The Dutch prefix "Van" means 'of' or 'one who lived at' and was often attached to location names to create a surname.

Early Origins of the Loo family



Loo Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Loo, Van Loo, Van de Loo, Van Loon, Looman and many more.

Migration of the Loo family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loo Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Loo, aged 20, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Aliquis"

Contemporary Notables of the name Loo (post 1700)


  • Frank W. C. Loo, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles-Émile Loo (1922-2016), French politician, Member of the National Assembly (1967-1968) and Member of the European Parliament (1979-1989)

Historic Events for the Loo family



Flight TWA 800

  • Ms. Patricia Shuh Yi Loo (1941-1996), from Springfield, New Jersey, USA, American passenger flying aboard flight TWA 800 from J.F.K. Airport, New York to Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome when the plane crashed after takeoff ; she died in the crash [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Antarctic Homestead, Operation Deep Freeze the New Zealand Story, Retrieved 2018 February 21st, http://antarctic.homestead.com/901.html

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See Also



Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Antarctic Homestead, Operation Deep Freeze the New Zealand Story, Retrieved 2018 February 21st, http://antarctic.homestead.com/901.html

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