The name lavericke comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It was a name for 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 lavericke family
The surname lavericke was first found in Durham
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the lavericke family
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lavericke Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name lavericke has undergone many spelling variations
, including Laverack, Laverick, Lavericke, Lavrick, Loverock, Laverock, Laverok, Laverik, Lauericke and many more.
Early Notables of the lavericke family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lavericke family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name lavericke were among those contributors:
lavericke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Lavericke, aged 15, who arrived in New England in 1634 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)