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LOVEDAY Family HistoryThis ancient and interesting surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century "leof", beloved, with "daeg", day. "Leofdaeg", written as "Loveday" in Middle English, was a popular female given name in medieval times, and several early examples of the surname may derive from this source. "Leuedai" and "Liuedai" (without surname) appear in the Domesday Book of 1086 for Somerset, and a uveday Bidua was noted in the 1205 Curia Regis Rolls of Northumberland. In 1381, Loveday, wife of Robert Christemasse, was entered in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk. The forename remained popular in Cornwall right through to the 19th Century, and recordings from the Register of St...
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