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Lowey Early Origins



The surname Lowey was first found in Lorraine, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nancy and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. They held estates in both Lorraine and Brittany but the earliest records are in Lorraine. They were nobility in Lorraine from 1578 to 1724.

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Lowey Spelling Variations


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Lowey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Louis, Loys, Lews, Luys, Lewey, Lewie, Looie, Luyie, Louyey and many more.

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Lowey Early History


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Lowey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lowey research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lowey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lowey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lowey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antoine Luois who arrived in Louisiana in 1720; Francois Louis who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1752; Charles Louis who arrived in Louisiana in 1757.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lowey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lowey (post 1700)



  • Nita Melnikoff Lowey (b. 1937), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New York, 1989-2003; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Lowey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lowey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 15 January 2016 at 11:43.

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