Los History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Los 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.

Los Spelling Variations

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

Los migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Los Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Adam Los, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]

Los migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Los Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Fed Los, who arrived in Manitoba in 1899
  • Fedj Los, who landed in Manitoba in 1899

Contemporary Notables of the name Los (post 1700)

    Historic Events for the Los family

    Empress of Ireland
    • Mr. Harry Los, American Third Class Passenger from Detroit, Michigan, United States who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [2]

    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)
    2. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
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