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Origins of the Love surname

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About the Loves

We have a total number of 84950 records for people with the last name Love.

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Where do most Loves live?

In 1921, most Loves lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Loves

How common is your surname?

673rd most common surname in the UK

We have 64,100 records for the Love surname. The oldest one dates back to 1300.

Who were Loves most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Loves.

What are the most common Love first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Loves

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Loves in 1921


Domestic Servant






General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Loves in 1921
Coal Miner


General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


Farm Hands




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