Magdalena Catherina Louw

1860–1954 (Age 93)
Swartland, Malmesbury, South Africa

The Life of Magdalena Catherina

When Magdalena Catherina Louw was born on 6 November 1860, her father, Christiaan Joel Louw, was 32 and her mother, Magdalena Aletta Christina Albertyn, was 23. She married Willem Basson on 28 September 1880, in Hopefield, Cape Province, South Africa. She died on 29 May 1954, at the age of 93.

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Magdalena Catherina Louw
Willem Basson
Marriage: 28 September 1880

Spouse & Children

28 September 1880
Hopefield, Cape Province, South Africa

Parents & Siblings

  • Christiaan Joel Louw


  • Magdalena Aletta Christina Albertyn




Name Meaning

French:1. from a personal name from Latin Lupus (meaning ‘wolf’), which derived its popularity from a 5thcentury bishop of Troyes, who repulsed Attila the Hun. 2. nickname from Old French lou, leu ‘wolf’ (modern French loup; from Latin lupus). This surname is frequently translated as Wolf or Wolfe .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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