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Early Origins of the Lowey family

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.

Early History of the Lowey family

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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.

Early Notables of the Lowey family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Lowey family

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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Lowey (post 1700) +

  • Nita Melnikoff Lowey (b. 1937), American Democratic Party politician, U.S. Representative from New York, 1989-2003; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 [1]
  • John Anthony Lowey (1958-2019), English footballer who played as a midfielder from 1975 to 1988

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from on Facebook