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Multiple Origins for the Surname Leavell


Scottish


The Leavell surname is derived from the Norman French word "lou," meaning "wolf," with the diminutive suffix "el."

Leavell Early Origins



The surname Leavell was first found in Roxburghshire, where a branch of the Lovels, barons of Castle Cary, Somersetheld lands.

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Leavell Spelling Variations


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Leavell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lovell, Lowell, Lovel, Leavell, Lowles and others.

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Leavell Early History


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Leavell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leavell research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1454, 1483, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Leavell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leavell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leavell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leavell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leavell In Ireland


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Leavell In Ireland



Some of the Leavell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 66 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leavell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • J.T. Leavell, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1905
  • John Thorn Leavell, aged 38, who emigrated to America, in 1906
  • Lila Leavell, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Mrs. Gray Leavell, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1915
  • Frank Leavell, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leavell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leavell (post 1700)



  • Allen Frazier "Chuck" Leavell (b. 1957), retired American professional NBA basketball player
  • Charles Alfred "Chuck" Leavell (b. 1952), American pianist and keyboardist, member of The Allman Brothers Band
  • William Hayne Leavell (1850-1930), American Democrat politician, U.S. Minister to Guatamala, 1913-18 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elizabeth Oliver Leavell (1871-1952), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Leavell Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
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The Leavell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leavell 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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