Last name: LOWE

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LOWE : This last name is indexed 387,746 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LOWE : 1: English and Scottish: variant of Low.2: German (Löwe) and Danish (Løwe): from Middle High German lēwe löuwe ‘lion’ hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a lion. It is also found in Sweden. Compare Loewe 1 Lau Lave and Lurvey.3: Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): artificial name from German Löwe ‘lion’.4: Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Löwe): Germanized form of Levy. Compare Loewe 3.5: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 劉 (see Liu 1) and 盧 (see Lu 1).

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