Early Origins of the Loohse family
The surname Loohse was first found in Lueneburg, where the family can be traced as early as 1277. Members of the family gradually migrated throughout Europe, to regions such as Pomerania, where the branch of the family Lozeke von Loysin was recorded in 1313. In 1416, the branch Lose von Osthem was recorded in the area of Werden/Ruhr, and later in 1423, a member of the family, Helmer Loseke was recorded in Hannover. Today Loose is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde, in Schleswig-Holstein.
Early History of the Loohse family
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Loohse Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Loose, Lose, Loohse, Lohse, Loohs, Loos, Loes, Loese, Losek, Loseck, Loseke, Losecke, Loseker, Losecker, Loosmann, Loosman and many more.
Early Notables of the Loohse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Loohse family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Georg Lohs, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1740; Johan Christoph Loos, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1743; Johann Heinrich Loos, who settled in Philadelphia in 1773.