Posted By:Tony Loizou
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Subject:Re: origin of surname Loizou
Post Date:October 12, 2000 at 12:51:40
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/cyprus/messages/36.html
Forum:Cyprus Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/cyprus/

I too have been trying to find out about my surname. It has been pointed out many times that it is similar to the French word, L'Oiseau -meaning the Bird, and perhaps it is. It could have been passed on from the royal Lusignan French in medieval Cyprus. If someone knows any more , I would love to find out