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Re: Origin Of "Looi" Surname

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Posted by Valerie Looi on December 03, 1999 at 08:00:28:

In Reply to: Re: Origin Of "Looi" Surname posted by Looi Kam Fatt on February 28, 1998 at 06:34:39:

Another "Looi" to add to your collection! I'm from Australia.
My surname originated from "Loi" - I was born in Malaysia. But my grandfather had 8 children and couldn't spell using the english alphabet. Thus everytime he wnet down to the birth registry to name his new child, he spelt the surname incorecctly - thus we have Looi, Loi, Loui and several other surnames - all brothers & sisters.
This is true, btw.

: : Can anyone tell me more about the origin of the
: : "Looi" (cantonese) surname. Thanks.
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: Any Loois out there, please response. We should form a club, maybe. Anyone with the surname "Looi" (means 'thunder') please feel free to email me. We can compile a list of all the Loois in this world.
: Thanks. And thank you, Simon for taking the first step.

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