Loukes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Loukes family
The surname Loukes was first found in Berwickshire where the this surname is derived from the name of an ancestor as in 'the son of Luke,' which is popularly Luck and Luckie on the Scottish border. 
Early History of the Loukes family
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Loukes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Luck, Luke, Louk, Louke, Loucks, Lucke and others.
Early Notables of the Loukes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Loukes family to Ireland
Some of the Loukes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Loukes family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Luck, who settled in Virginia in 1634; along with William; Edward Luck settled in Maryland in 1775; Jacob Luke settled in Boston in 1762; Elias Luke settled in Barbados with his servants in 1679. Phillip Loucks settled in New England in 1709.
- Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)