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Lovitt Early Origins



The surname Lovitt 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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Lovitt Spelling Variations


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Lovitt Spelling Variations



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

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Lovitt Early History


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Lovitt Early History



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

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Lovitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lovitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Lovitt In Ireland


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Lovitt In Ireland



Some of the Lovitt 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 or some of its variants were: Daniel Lovett who settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630; Mary, Gertrude, and Robert Lovett settled in Virginia in 1635; Charles, George, John, Robert, Thomas and William Lovett, all arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1840 and 1865.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lovitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lovitt (post 1700)



  • Craig Lovitt (1932-1993), American Democrat politician, Chair of Knox County Democratic Party, 1964-78

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Lovitt Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    9. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
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    The Lovitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lovitt 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 18 January 2016 at 11:12.

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