Louks History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Louks family

The surname Louks 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.

Important Dates for the Louks family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Louks research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1567, 1582, 1691, 1580 and 1647 are included under the topic Early Louks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Louks Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Louks family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Louks family to Ireland

Some of the Louks family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Louks migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Louks Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Peter Louks, aged 32, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Catherine Louks, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1772 [1]
  • Juliana Louks, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1772 [1]
Louks Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Elijah Wm. Louks, aged 27, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910

Contemporary Notables of the name Louks (post 1700)

  • Brian T. Louks, American camera operator, known for his visual effects and work on Human Nature (2001) and Batman: Dead End (2003)
  • Kevin Louks, American actor
  • Howard G. Louks, American politician, Representative from California 21st District, 1948 [2]
  • Hon. Ellen Louks Fairclough PC CC OOnt (1905-2004), Canadian politician, the first woman to serve in the Canadian Cabinet, Director of Hamilton Trust and Savings

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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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