Lovermore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the Lovermore name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in the parish of Great Livermere on the nearby parish of Little Livermere, which lie about six miles from the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk. he surname Lovermore belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Early Origins of the Lovermore family

The surname Lovermore was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Lovermore family

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Lovermore Spelling Variations

Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Lovermore were recorded, including Livermore, Livermere, Levermore and others.

Early Notables of the Lovermore family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Lovermore family

To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Lovermore family emigrate to North America: John Livermore from Little Thurlow who arrived on the ship "Francis," and settled in New Haven Conn. in 1634; Edward Livermore, who arrived in Maryland in 1675.



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