Lovely Family History

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Lovely Name Meaning

English: nickname for an amiable person, also perhaps sometimes given in an ironical sense, from Middle English luvelich, loveli (Old English luflic). During the main period of surname formation the word was used in an active sense, ‘loving’, ‘kind’, ‘affectionate’, as well as the passive ‘lovable’, ‘worthy of love’. The meaning ‘attractive’, ‘beautiful’ is not clearly attested before the 14th century, and remained rare throughout the Middle Ages. New England Americanized form of French Lavallée (see Lavallee) or a similar name.

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

Similar surnames: Love, Lovejoy, Lively, Lovell, Lovelady, Loveday, Overy, Overly

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Lovely Family Origin

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Lovely Family Occupations

What did your Lovely ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lovely. 3% of Lovely men worked as a Cowman and 52% of Lovely women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lovely were Agricultural Labourer tractor Driver and Hotel Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cowman
  • General Labourer
  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Agricultural Labourer tractor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Unpaid
  • Hotel Housekeeper

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

Lovely Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Lovely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lovely 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lovely. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Lovely. For the veterans among your Lovely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lovely Life Expectancy

What is the average Lovely lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lovely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lovely in 1949 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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