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Lovitt Family History

Lovitt Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Lovett.

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


Similar surnames: Levitt, Lovett, Ovitt, Levett, Howitt, Evitt, Levit, Savitt, Lovette

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Where is the Lovitt family from?

You can see how Lovitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lovitt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lovitt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Lovitt families living in Maine. This was about 43% of all the recorded Lovitt's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Lovitt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lovitt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lovitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lovitt. 26% of Lovitt men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Lovitt women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lovitt were Clerk and Maid. .

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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
    26%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lovitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lovitt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lovitt. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lovitt. For the veterans among your Lovitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lovitt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lovitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lovitt in 1945 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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