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Multiple Origins for the Surname Levitt


Scottish


Early Origins of the Levitt family


The surname Levitt 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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Early History of the Levitt family

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Early History of the Levitt family


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

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Levitt Spelling Variations

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Levitt Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Levitt family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Levitt family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Levitt family to Ireland

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Migration of the Levitt family to Ireland


Some of the Levitt 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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Migration of the Levitt family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Levitt family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Levitt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Levitt, aged 16, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Navarino" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Navarino 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/navarino1857.shtml.

Levitt Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Levitt, aged 29, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alumbagh" in 1875
  • Emily Levitt, aged 24, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alumbagh" in 1875
  • George Levitt, aged 1, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alumbagh" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Levitt (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Levitt (post 1700)


  • Michael Levitt FRS (1947-2013), South African-born, American biophysicist and a professor of structural biology at Stanford University, recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • William Jaird Levitt (1907-1994), American real-estate developer, often credited as the creator of modern American suburbia

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Citations

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  1. ^ South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Navarino 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/navarino1857.shtml.

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