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Lovett Early Origins



The surname Lovett 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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Lovett Spelling Variations


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Lovett Spelling Variations



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

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Lovett Early History


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Lovett Early History



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

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Lovett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lovett Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lovett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lovett In Ireland


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Lovett In Ireland



Some of the Lovett 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:

Lovett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Daniel Lovett who settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630
  • Mary, Gertrude, and Robert Lovett settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Gurtred Lovett, who arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • Gurtred Lovett, aged 18, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • Robert Lovett, aged 20, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lovett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Lovett, who landed in America in 1760-1763
  • Joseph Lovett, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1775

Lovett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Lovett, who arrived in New York in 1819
  • Giles Henry Lovett, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • George Lovett, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850
  • Charles, George, John, Robert, Thomas and William Lovett, all arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1840 and 1865
  • Ralph Lovett, aged 23, arrived in Iowa in 1868
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lovett Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Phineas Lovett, who arrived in Anapolis (Annapolis), Nova Scotia in 1760
  • Capt. Daniel Lovett U.E. (b. 1753) who settled in Carleton [Saint John West], New Brunswick, Canada c. 1784 he died in 1833 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Jonathan Lovett U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John West], New Brunswick, Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Lovett Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ann Lovett, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1843

Lovett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Lovett, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on October 22nd, 1824, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824
  • Zacharias Lovett, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Amazon"

Lovett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Lovett, aged 21, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ambrosine" in 1860
  • Edward Lovett arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Black Eagle" in 1861
  • Arthur Lovett arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863
  • Charlotte Lovett arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ernestina" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lovett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lovett (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Ralph Brundidge Lovett (1890-1977), American Adjutant-General US European Theater of Operations (1944-1946)
  • Byrd P. Lovett, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924
  • Brent Lovett, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2008
  • Andrew G. Lovett, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2000
  • A. B. Lovett, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928, 1936
  • Charles W. Lovett, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1930, 1932
  • Evelyn S. Lovett, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004; Member, Credentials Committee, 2008
  • Gary Lovett, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976
  • Grace E. Lovett, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Trafford, Pennsylvania, 1942-69
  • Harry Lovett, American Democrat politician, Chair of Atlantic County Democratic Party, 1919-21
  • ... (Another 18 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Lovett Historic Events


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Lovett Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. William  Lovett Sr. (1844-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. Alfred  Lovett (1867-1917), Canadian resident from Tufts Cove, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. William Arthur  Lovett (1881-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Miss Ada  Lovett (1882-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mrs. Bertha  Lovett (1886-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • ... (Another 2 entries are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Arthur S Lovett, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Miss Mary Lovett, American 2nd Class passenger from Fall River, Massachusetts, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824

Other References

  1. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  4. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. 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).
  11. ...

The Lovett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lovett 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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