Lou Family History
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Lou Name Meaning
Chinese : from a character in the name of the state of Zhu Lou, which existed during the Zhou dynasty. After Wu Wang established the dynasty in 1122 bc, he granted Zhu Lou to a descendant of the legendary emperor Zhuan Xu. Later descendants took the character for Lou from the place name as their surname. Chinese : variant of Lu 2. Dutch (de Lou): variant of Lau. Scottish: unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lu, Liu, Mou, You, Kou, Ou, Lau, Loo, Lo, Zou