laverick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England produced the name of laverick. It was given to a person who was given the nickname Laverock, which was the Old English word that described a person who was a good singer or someone who had a cheery personality.

Early Origins of the laverick family

The surname laverick was first found in Durham, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the laverick family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laverick research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1273, 1379, 1759, and 1764 are included under the topic Early laverick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

laverick Spelling Variations

One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name laverick has appeared include Laverack, Laverick, Lavericke, Lavrick, Loverock, Laverock, Laverok, Laverik, Lauericke and many more.

Early Notables of the laverick family (pre 1700)

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United States laverick migration to the United States +

At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name laverick arrived in North America very early:

laverick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Laverick, who sailed to Boston in 1634
laverick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • L. Laverick, who settled in Frederick County, Maryland in 1795
  • Ludwick Laverick, who landed in Frederick County Maryland in 1795 [1]
laverick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Nathan Laverick, who landed in New York in 1836 [1]
  • Nathan Laverick, who arrived in New York in 1836
  • William Laverick, who settled in New York in 1838
  • William Laverick, who landed in New York in 1838 [1]
  • Thomas Laverick, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1863 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name laverick (post 1700) +

  • William "Bill" or "Billy" Laverick (1897-1975), English footballer who played from 1921 to 1928
  • Michael George "Mick" Laverick (b. 1954), English former professional footballer for Mansfield Town, Southend United, Huddersfield Town, York City and Boston United (1972-1986)
  • Robert "Bobby" Laverick (b. 1938), English former professional footballer for Chelsea, Everton, Brighton & Hove Albion and Coventry City from 1956 to 1963
  • June Laverick (b. 1931), English actress, best known for her role as the wife of Dickie Henderson in The Dickie Henderson Show
  • Elise Laverick (b. 1975), British four-time bronze medalist rower


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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