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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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See Also


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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. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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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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