Lau Surname History
The family history of the Lau last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Lau:
- Lau family history
- Lau country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Lau last name meaning & etymology
- Lau spelling & pronunciation
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Lau Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Lau can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Lau may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Lau Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Lau come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Lau come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Lau Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Lau last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Lau vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Lau were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Lau.
Last names similar to LauLâu, Läu, Laû, Laua, Lauaas, Lauachus, Lauada, Lauaer, Lauagakas, Lauagan, Lauaggi, Lauagie, Lauago, Lauahan, Lauahi, Lauainer, Lauake, Lauaki, Laual, Lauall
Lau Family Tree
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- David Baruch LOW Lau
- Moshe Haim LOW Lau
- Zvi Judah LOW Lau
- Shira LOW Lau
- Rivka Beila LOW Lau
- Harav Moshe Haim Lau הי"ד, הי"ד
- Devora Hager Lau
- Israel Lau רבי ישראל מאיר לאו, רבי ישראל מאיר לאו
- Lydia Henriette Lau Lipp
- Tzipora Ralbag Lau