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Re: Origin Of "Looi" Surname

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Posted by Tim Looi on September 02, 1999 at 00:53:55:

In Reply to: Re: Origin Of "Looi" Surname posted by Looi Naaijkens on April 02, 1998 at 18:05:32:

Hello member of the 'Looi' (lui') clan. Yes, I would be interested to find out more about the history behind the name. My surname is also written as 'thunder' in cantonese.

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: : : 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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: Hello Looi Kam Fatt + Simon, I'm sorry I cannot be a member of the Looi-club.
: Because Looi is not my surname, but my birthname.
: It comes from Eloy, Elooi or Eligius, a saint - protector of the metalworkers.
: I suppose he lived in Belgium many years ago.
: If you want more info I can probably search for it.

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