Lovett Family History

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Lovett Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: from Anglo-Norman French lo(u)vet, a nickname meaning ‘wolf cub’, ‘young wolf’ (see Love, Low). Scottish: variant of Lovat, a habitational name for a sept of the Frasers from Lovat near Beauly in Inverness-shire, so named from Gaelic lobh ‘rot’, ‘putrefy’ + the locative suffix -aid.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Love, Rivett, Lovitt, Lovely, Lovell, Lycett, Lorette, Levett, Covert

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Lovett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lovett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lovett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Lovett Family Origin

Where is the Lovett family from?

Lovett Family Occupations

What did your Lovett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lovett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Lovett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lovett family was Fisherman. Farmer, Carpenter and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lovett.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Servant

  • Fisherman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lovett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lovett Historical Records

What Lovett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 135,000 census records available for the last name Lovett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lovett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Lovett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Lovett. For the veterans among your Lovett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lovett Life Expectancy

What is the average Lovett lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lovett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lovett in 1947 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lovett ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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