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Loveland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Loveland in Devon possibly named with the Old English personal name Lufa + Old English land ‘cultivated land estate’. Americanized form of Norwegian Løvland or Lauvland: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named from lauv ‘leaf’ + land ‘(piece of) land farmstead’ probably referring to a place where deciduous trees grew. Compare Lofland .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cleveland, Roseland, Overland, Lofland, Norland, Moreland, Hovland

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Where is the Loveland family from?

You can see how Loveland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loveland family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Loveland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 57 Loveland families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Loveland's in USA. New York had the highest population of Loveland families in 1840.
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What did your Loveland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Loveland. 19% of Loveland men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Loveland women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loveland were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Saleslady
    7%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Loveland. For the veterans among your Loveland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loveland lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Loveland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Loveland in 1943 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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