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Lovell Name Meaning

English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French lo(u)ve ‘female wolf’ (feminine form of lou, from Latin lupus) + the diminutive suffix -el.

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


Similar surnames: Lowell, Lovely, Dovell, Cavell, Lobell, Levell, Novell, Bovell

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Lovell Family Origin

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Lovell Family Occupations

What did your Lovell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lovell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lovell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lovell family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lovell.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Lovell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lovell Life Expectancy

What is the average Lovell lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lovell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lovell in 1940 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lovell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lovell 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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