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Early Origins of the Loots family

The surname Loots was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Loots family

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Loots Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Loet, Loot, Loete, Loetes, Loett, Loets, Loots, Lootes, de Loot, Van Loot and many more.

Early Notables of the Loots family (pre 1700)

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Loots Ranking

In South Africa, the name Loots is the 850th most popular surname with an estimated 8,194 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Loots family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Peter Loet who settled in New York with his wife and two children in 1709.

Contemporary Notables of the name Loots (post 1700) +

  • Bernard Loots (b. 1979), South African-born, Dutch cricketer
  • Mandy Loots (b. 1978), South African three-time gold and four-time silver medalist swimmer

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