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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, 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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Levet Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. 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.
    5. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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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