Lovelady Family History
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Lovelady Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English love(n), luve(n) ‘to love’ + lavedi ‘lady’. Reaney describes this as an obvious nickname for a philanderer; but perhaps it denoted a man who loved a woman above his social status, given the connotation of high status carried by the word lavedi.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press