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Love Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English female personal name Lufu ‘love’, or the masculine equivalent Lufa. Compare Leaf 2. English and Scottish: nickname from Anglo-Norman French lo(u)ve ‘female wolf’ (a feminine form of lou). This nickname was fairly commonly used for men, in an approving sense. No doubt it was reinforced by crossing with post-Conquest survivals of the masculine version of 1. Scottish: see McKinnon. Dutch (de Love): respelling and reinterpretation of Delhove, a habitational name from Hove and L’Hoves in Hainault, for example.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dove, Loge, Lore, Hove, Bove, Look, Cove, Noe, Long, Lodge

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Love Family Origin

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Love Family Occupations

What did your Love ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Love family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Love. The most common Love occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Love's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Love Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Love. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Love census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Love. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Love. For the veterans among your Love ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Love Life Expectancy

What is the average Love lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Love life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Love in 1940 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Love ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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