Leavitt Family History
Leavitt Surname History
This Leavitt origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Leavitt family name made up of user-uploaded content from other users interested in the Leavitt family. The Leavitt family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Leavitt family has migrated, it has changed making its history difficult to unearth. Leavitt family history has rich origins whose details are beginning to be understood by Leavitt family members.
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The evolution of Leavitt begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not uncommon for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Leavitt family members have moved around different countries all throughout history. As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries and languages, the Leavitt name may have changed with them.
Leavitt country of origin
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The nationality of Leavitt can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Leavitt may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Leavitt
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The meaning of Leavitt come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Many of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Leavitt originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- Phoebe Leavitt Cowles Covey 1796 - 1850
- Caleb Leavitt 1730 - 1810
- John Leavitt 1798 - 1852
- John Leavitt
- Jonathan Leavitt 1750 - ?
- Bathsheba B. Leavitt Granger 1819 - 1795
- Weir Leavitt 1733 - 1829
- John Leavitt
- Elijah Leavitt 1770 - ?
- Emilia 6 Leavitt 1762 - 1833
- Joseph Leavitt 1755 - 1840
- Elizabeth Leavitt
- Wadleigh Leavitt 1742 - 1766
- Mary Long Leavitt 1753 - ?
- David Leavitt
- Caleb Leavitt ? - 1855
- Moses Leavitt ? - 1777
- Elizabeth Brown Leavitt 1705 - 1808
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Famous people named Leavitt
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Leavitt
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Leavitt. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Leavitt spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Leavitt were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Leavitt. Family names like Leavitt transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Leavitt family name are important to understanding the history of the name.