Last name: LOFTUS

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LOFTUS : This last name is indexed 50,488 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LOFTUS : 1: English (Yorkshire): habitational name either from Old Norse lopt-hús ‘house with an upper floor’ (often found in the dative plural form lopt-húsum) or from any of the places in Yorkshire with names derived from this term such as Lofthouse in Rothwell Lofthouse in Harewood Loftus Hill in Staveley Lofthouse in Fountains Earth Lofthouse in Sedbergh (all Yorkshire) Loftsome in Wressell (East Yorkshire) and Loftus (North Yorkshire).2: Irish: English surname adopted by certain bearers of the Gaelic surname Ó Lochlainn (see Laughlin) or Ó Lachtnáin (see Lough).

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