Loveday Family History

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Loveday Name Meaning

from the Middle English female personal name Loveday, Old English Leofdæg, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + dæg ‘day’. nickname for someone who had some particular association with a ‘loveday’. According to medieval custom this was a day set aside for the reconciliation of enemies and amicable settlement of disputes.

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

Similar surnames: Livesay, Lovern, Lovely, Love, Loveman, Lovejoy, Lovelady, Coveney

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Loveday Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loveday name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Loveday. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Loveday Family Origin

Where is the Loveday family from?

Loveday Family Occupations

What did your Loveday ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loveday. The most common Loveday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Loveday's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Loveday family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • At Home


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Loveday ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Loveday Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Loveday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loveday 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Loveday. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Loveday. For the veterans among your Loveday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loveday Life Expectancy

What is the average Loveday lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Loveday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Loveday in 1957 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loveday 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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