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Levet Early Origins



The surname Levet was first found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Levet Spelling Variations


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Levet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lovatt, Lovat, Lovet, Lovett, Lovit, Lovitt and others.

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Levet Early History


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Levet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Levet research. Another 354 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1897 are included under the topic Early Levet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Levet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Levet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Levet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Levet In Ireland


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Levet In Ireland



Some of the Levet family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 59 words (4 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:

Levet Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Gardener Levet, aged 22, a blacksmith, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "London" in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Levet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Levet (post 1700)



  • Thomas Levet (b. 1968), French professional golfer

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Levet Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
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    The Levet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levet 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 7 December 2010 at 13:35.

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