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Look Early Origins



The surname Look was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Look Spelling Variations


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Look Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Luck, Luke, Louk, Louke, Loucks, Lucke and others.

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Look Early History


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Look Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Look research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1567, 1582, 1691, 1580 and 1647 are included under the topic Early Look History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Look Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Look Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Look Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Look In Ireland


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Look In Ireland



Some of the Look family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Look Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Karl Bogislaw Look, aged 34, arrived in America in 1843
  • S W Look, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Ernest Look, who landed in Arkansas in 1894

Look Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Look, a boat-builder, arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • William Look arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Himalaya" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Look (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Look (post 1700)



  • William J. Look, American Republican politician, Member of Massachusetts State Senate Cape and Plymouth District, 1923-24
  • Victor H. Look, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935
  • Dexter G. Look (1863-1935), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1923-34

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Look Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Look 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 November 2015 at 11:05.

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