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Lovejoy Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English love(n), luve(n) ‘to love’ (Old English lufian) + Middle English joie ‘joy’ (Old French joie).

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


Similar surnames: Lovely, Popejoy, Love, Loveday, Lowery, Overy, Lovern, Coveney, Lover

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Lovejoy Family Origin

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Lovejoy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Lovejoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Lovejoy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lovejoy family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lovejoy.

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Lovejoy Historical Records

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Lovejoy Life Expectancy

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