Show ContentsLouviere History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble French surname Louviere is of ancient descent, and appears to be of locative origin. The name Louviere belongs to the category of surnames which are derived from the place where the original bearer once lived or held land. Thus, the surname Louviere signifies "a local of Louviers."

Early Origins of the Louviere family

The surname Louviere was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family was established since the early Middle Ages.

Early History of the Louviere family

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Louviere Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Louvieres, Louvier, Louviers, Louvières and others.

Early Notables of the Louviere family

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Louviere Ranking

In the United States, the name Louviere is the 10,468th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 1

United States Louviere migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Louviere Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Don Francois De Louviere, who landed in Louisiana in 1805-1809 2

Contemporary Notables of the name Louviere (post 1700) +

  • Jacques Louviere (b. 1935), respected French businessman in the early 20th century
  • Jordan Louviere, Canadian inventor of Best–worst scaling (BWS), a technique involve choice modelling in 1987

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. 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) on Facebook