Show ContentsLoupe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the Loupe name come from two distinct sources; in some instances, the name came from the animal "wolf," or "loup" in French, while other occurrences of this surname were no doubt derived from the Saint Loup of Troyes in the 5th century, who is said to have stopped Attila.

Early Origins of the Loupe family

The surname Loupe was first found in La Rochelle, a port city, and capital of the former Aunis province of France. Early recorded references to the name include Michel Le Loup who was landlord of Comptes in 1572, his son Yves Le Loup, who was a "conseiller" to the king in 1622, as well as Anne, the daughter of Claude and Francoise Le Loupe, who was christened at Gerbeviller in the department of Meurthe-Et-Moselle in July, 1619.

Early History of the Loupe family

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Loupe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Loupe, Loup, Louppe, Leloup, Loupes, Laloup, Loubert, Leleu and many more.

Early Notables of the Loupe family

Notable amongst the family at this time was

  • Loupe of Aquitaine

United States Loupe migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loupe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John George Loupe, who arrived with his daughter Anna Barbara in South Carolina in 1753

Canada Loupe migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loupe Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Francois Loupe dit Rochelet, from La Rochelle, who is on record in Chambly, Quebec in 1733

Contemporary Notables of the name Loupe (post 1700) +

  • Andrew Loupe (b. 1988), American PGA golfer on Facebook