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Lau 1
Type Surname
Usage Estonian

Meaning & History

Lau is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "lauk" meaning "table" or "desk" or "laul" meaning "song".
Added 8/20/2018 by Krampjains
Edited 8/20/2018 by Krampjains

Lau 2
Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsLöwe, Löbe

Meaning & History

nickname for a physically strong person from Middle High German louwe lauwe "lion". 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. Variant is Löwe and Löbe.
Added 1/26/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 1/26/2023 by Paradiso36

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