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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.

laverick Early Origins



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

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laverick Spelling Variations


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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.

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laverick Early History


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laverick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laverick research. Another 256 words (18 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.

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laverick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laverick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laverick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 came to Frederick County, Maryland in 1795
  • Ludwick Laverick, who landed in Frederick County Maryland in 1795

laverick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nathan Laverick, who landed in New York in 1836
  • Nathan Laverick, who arrived in New York in 1836
  • William Laverick, who came to New York in 1838
  • William Laverick, who landed in New York in 1838
  • Thomas Laverick, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name laverick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name laverick (post 1700)



  • Michael George "Mick" Laverick (b. 1954), English former professional footballer
  • June Laverick (b. 1931), English actress, best known for her role as the wife of Dickie Henderson in The Dickie Henderson Show
  • Robert "Bobby" Laverick (b. 1938), English former professional footballer
  • Elise Laverick (b. 1975), British four-time bronze medalist rower

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The laverick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laverick 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.

    This page was last modified on 26 September 2014 at 05:36.

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