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The origins of the Anglo-Saxon name Loverock come from its first bearer, who was a person who was given the nickname Laverock, which was the Old English word that described a person who was a good singer or someone who had a cheery personality.

Loverock Early Origins



The surname Loverock was first found in Durham, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Loverock Spelling Variations


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Loverock Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Loverock has been spelled many different ways, including Laverack, Laverick, Lavericke, Lavrick, Loverock, Laverock, Laverok, Laverik, Lauericke and many more.

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Loverock Early History


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Loverock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loverock research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1273, 1379, 1759, and 1764 are included under the topic Early Loverock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Loverock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loverock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Loverock 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Loverocks to arrive in North America: John Laverick, who sailed to Boston in 1634; L. Laverick, who came to Frederick County, Maryland in 1795; Nathan Laverick, who arrived in New York in 1836.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Loverock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Loverock (post 1700)



  • Patty Loverock, Canadian Women's 200 metres competitor at the 1975 Pan American Games and the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Sarah Loverock (b. 1981), Canadian singer from Gibsons, British Columbia

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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    The Loverock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loverock 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 12 February 2016 at 08:24.

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