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Where did the Scottish Levett family come from? What is the Scottish Levett family crest and coat of arms? When did the Levett family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Levett family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lovatt, Lovat, Lovet, Lovett, Lovit, Lovitt and others.
First found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Levett research. Another 354 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1897 are included under the topic Early Levett History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Levett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Levett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Levett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Sarah Levett arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Hartley" in 1837
- James Levett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839
- Leonard Levett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839
- Ruth Levett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839
- Elizabeth Levett arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839
- Mr. George Alfred Levett (d. 1912), aged 21, English Assistant Pantry man from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
- Berkeley John Talbot Levett CVO (1863-1941), Major in the Scots Guards, Gentleman Usher for the Royal family
- Robin Levett (1925-2008), Australian travel writer, novelist and philanthropist
- Thomas Levett (d. 1843), rector of Whittington, Staffordshire
- William Howard Vincent "Hopper" Levett (1908-1995), English cricketer
- Colonel Theophilus John Levett (1829-1899), British Conservative Party politician
- John Levett (1721-1799), English landowner and investor
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The Levett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levett Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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