Log in  | New? Register

1,092 LOOBY members around the world

Keep me informed as to LOOBY Family online & offline events

LOOBY points found: 313

LOOBY Family History

Recorded as O'Luby, Luby, Lube and Looby, this is an ancient Irish surname. Originally recorded in the Gaelic as O' Lubaigh, it has the unusual meaning of 'The male descendant of the cunning one.' This is or was almost certainly a reference to the original chief of the clan, as 'nicknames' are the source of the vast majority of not just Irish, but all Gaelic surnames. The clan are believed to originate from County Tipperary, and particularly the baronies of Iffa and Offa. However there is also a place called Ballylooby or the place of the Looby's, and presumbly this is where the name originated in ancient times.

The LOOBY Family Message Board

Leave a message for LOOBY family members.

  • Find your LOOBY ancestor
  • Tell us about your LOOBY Family
  • Ask a question about the LOOBY history
  • Tell us about your LOOBY ancestors

Invite more LOOBY family members!

Click 'Invite' to connect with more members of the LOOBY tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest