Posted By:Lewis Loizou
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Subject:Re: origin of surname Loizou
Post Date:March 30, 2003 at 03:31:26
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/cyprus/messages/151.html
Forum:Cyprus Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/cyprus/

The name is very common in Cyprus but not in Greece therefore it is very likly that it could have been passed on from the royal Lusignan French in medieval Cyprus. What would the Cypriots have called the Lusignans? "loizous"