Lovell

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lovell mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lovell

"Lovell" is a name of French origin, and it means "Young wolf". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. English astronomer who pioneered radio astronomy (born in 1913)
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  1. An English surname​, originally a nickname from the Norman French for wolf.

Notable Persons Named Lovell

Lovell Harrison Rousseau was a politician and lawyer. His military service ended in 1847. Lovell was born on August 4th, 1818 in Stanford, Kentucky. He died on January 7th, 1869.

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Lovell was born in 1938 in Hamtramck, Michigan.

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Lovell was born in 1814. He died in 1865.

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Lovell Pinkney is a football player. Lovell was born on August 18th, 1972 in Washington, D.C.

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Lovell was born in 1915. He left this life on January 25th, 1971.

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Lovell was born in 1786. He died on March 11th, 1861.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lovell

James Lovell is a test pilot.

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Steve Lovell is a soccer player for the A.F.C. Bournemouth, Portsmouth F.C., Exeter City F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Dundee F.C., Aberdeen F.C., Falkirk F.C., and Partick Thistle F.C. Steve was born on December 6th, 1980 in Amersham, England.

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Pedro was born on June 9th, 1945 in Quilmes.

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Patience Wright was an artist in the field of sculpture. Patience was given the name Patience Lovell in 1725 in Oyster Bay (town), New York. She died on March 23rd, 1786.

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Alex Lovell is an actress, journalist, newsreader, television presenter, actor, and presenter. Alex was given the name Alexandra Lovell on March 28th, 1973 in Gravesend.

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He passed away in 1524.

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How popular is the baby name Lovell in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 6 0 6
1891 5 0 5
1893 6 0 6
1896 5 0 5
1899 6 0 6
1900 7 0 7
1901 10 5 5
1902 5 0 5
1903 12 5 7
1904 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1907 7 0 7
1908 5 5 0
1909 5 0 5
1910 14 6 8
1911 24 9 15
1912 30 13 17
1913 29 8 21
1914 45 13 32
1915 42 13 29
1916 63 17 46
1917 43 18 25
1918 52 10 42
1919 57 12 45
1920 44 11 33
1921 63 23 40
1922 59 13 46
1923 57 22 35
1924 59 24 35
1925 49 13 36
1926 54 20 34
1927 51 14 37
1928 48 12 36
1929 55 15 40
1930 38 10 28
1931 50 14 36
1932 52 16 36
1933 62 18 44
1934 42 12 30
1935 49 16 33
1936 48 11 37
1937 54 11 43
1938 48 14 34
1939 43 12 31
1940 47 9 38
1941 46 10 36
1942 31 7 24
1943 39 7 32
1944 52 11 41
1945 39 9 30
1946 51 10 41
1947 53 15 38
1948 41 0 41
1949 51 5 46
1950 38 6 32
1951 32 5 27
1952 51 6 45
1953 42 0 42
1954 40 5 35
1955 47 5 42
1956 51 7 44
1957 30 7 23
1958 50 5 45
1959 45 6 39
1960 34 0 34
1961 25 0 25
1962 44 9 35
1963 27 5 22
1964 32 0 32
1965 38 8 30
1966 28 0 28
1967 32 0 32
1968 34 0 34
1969 37 0 37
1970 40 0 40
1971 36 7 29
1972 24 0 24
1973 24 0 24
1974 46 5 41
1975 20 0 20
1976 30 0 30
1977 34 0 34
1978 34 0 34
1979 39 0 39
1980 26 6 20
1981 20 0 20
1982 21 0 21
1983 22 0 22
1984 29 0 29
1985 19 0 19
1986 17 0 17
1987 37 0 37
1988 21 0 21
1989 25 0 25
1990 29 0 29
1991 26 0 26
1992 33 0 33
1993 25 0 25
1994 31 0 31
1995 24 0 24
1996 26 0 26
1997 25 5 20
1998 19 0 19
1999 20 0 20
2000 24 0 24
2001 15 0 15
2002 18 0 18
2003 19 0 19
2004 19 0 19
2005 13 0 13
2006 26 0 26
2007 23 0 23
2008 14 0 14
2009 16 0 16
2010 23 0 23
2011 17 0 17
2012 14 0 14
2013 24 0 24
2014 21 0 21
2015 14 0 14
2016 21 5 16
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Lovell as a first name

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Popularity of Lovell as a last name

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Common last names for Lovell

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • White
  • Clark
  • Turner
  • Thomas

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lovell U.S.
  White 87.61% 64.26%
  African American 6.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lovell

People with the last name Lovell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lovell

  • What name lists does Lovell rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lovell? Lovell is the 4,442nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lovell was the 1,700th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lovell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,879 babies born with the first name Lovell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lovell to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lovell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lovell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lovell is Tuesday, August 26th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Lovell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lovell was in 1916 with a total of 46 babies.
  • Random Lovell Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lovell is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Lovell: Your name in reverse order is Llevol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lellov. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lovell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 21,171 people with the last name Lovell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lovell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Lovell as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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