Animals, L names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names


Lovell comes from an English surname, a variant of Lowell that originated from Norman French nickname lou (or its feminine form louve) meaning “wolf” combined with a diminutive suffix, which might have originated as a nickname for a fierce or savage person. Lou is the Old French form of Latin lupus (wolf) which ultimately derives from a PIE origin

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “wolf” or “little wolf”

Usage: English


  • Lowell (English)

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