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Van Lou History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Van Lou surname is derived from the Flemish/Dutch word "loo," which refers to a wet, wooded area. The name was most likely originally a topographic name for someone, who lived in such a place. The word "loo" is also a common compound in place names, the most famous of which is Waterloo, in Brabant, Belgium.

Early Origins of the Van Lou family


The surname Van Lou was first found in various feudal states of the Middle Ages that today make up Belgium and the Netherlands.

Early History of the Van Lou family


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Van Lou Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Loo, Van Loo, Lou, Van Lou and others.

Early Notables of the Van Lou family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Van Lou family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Barent VanLoo, who arrived in New Netherlands in 1659; Willem VanLoo, who came to New York in 1849; Johan and Maria Vanderloo, who arrived in New York in 1863, bound for Minnesota.

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