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The earliest origins of the Lovelock surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name reveals that an early member was a dandy or one who wore his hair in locks. The surname Lovelock survived Norman influence after the Norman Conquest of 1066 and maintained its Saxon roots. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Lovelock Early Origins



The surname Lovelock was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat. Igod Luveloc held a family seat in Suffolk in 1283. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name proliferated in the London area.

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Lovelock Spelling Variations


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Lovelock Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Lovelock are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Lovelock include: Lovelock, Luvelock, Luvelok, Luveloc, Loveluck and many more.

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Lovelock Early History


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Lovelock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lovelock research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1455, 1487, and 1594 are included under the topic Early Lovelock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lovelock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lovelock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lovelock Notables 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Lovelock or a variant listed above:

Lovelock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Lovelock, who sailed to Barbados in 1662
  • John Lovelock, who was granted land in Virginia in 1672
  • Elizabeth Lovelock, who settled in Maryland in 1683

Lovelock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Daniel Lovelock, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1728
  • Richard Lovelock, who arrived in America in 1738
  • Thomas Lovelock, who landed in America in 1740
  • Nathaniel Lovelock, settled in America in 1742
  • Abraham Lovelock, who settled in Virginia in 1748

Lovelock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James and William Lovelock, who arrived in New York in 1840
  • William Lovelock, who was naturalized in Michigan in 1856

Lovelock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Lovelock, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Andromeda" on November 13, 1832, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832
  • Joseph Lovelock, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Moffatt" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MOFFATT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Moffatt.htm
  • George Lovelock a farmer, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839PrinceRegent.htm
  • Ann Lovelock, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839PrinceRegent.htm
  • Adam Lovelock, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839PrinceRegent.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lovelock Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Isaac Lovelock, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Isaac Lovelock, aged 31, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Elizabeth Lovelock, aged 28, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Sarah Lovelock, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Harriet Lovelock, aged 7, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lovelock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lovelock (post 1700)



  • Michael E. Lovelock, American Democrat politician, Supervisor of Chesterfield Township, Michigan, 2009
  • William Lovelock (1899-1986), English classical composer and pedagogue
  • John Edward "Jack" Lovelock (1910-1949), New Zealand athlete, and the 1936 Olympic champion in the 1500 metres as well as a Rhodes Scholar
  • Damien "Damo" Lovelock, Australian musician who is also a sports broadcaster and writer
  • Oswald Ifould "Ossie" Lovelock Jr. (1911-1981), Australian sportsman
  • Ray Lovelock (b. 1950), Italian film and television actor
  • James Lovelock CH, CBE, FRS (b. 1919), British scientist, environmentalist, and futurologist

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Lovelock Historic Events


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Lovelock Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Charles W Lovelock (b. 1919), English Stoker 1st Class serving for the Royal Navy from North End, Portsmouth, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MOFFATT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Moffatt.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839PrinceRegent.htm

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Lovelock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lovelock 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.

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