From Irish Names and Surnames 1923
LUIBHÉID—VIII—Lovett, Lovitt, Lovat, Levett; 'son of Lovet' (diminutive of Love, a Norman personal name, which came into England with William the Conqueror). As a surname it came into Ireland about the time of the Anglo-Norman invasion.
Alphabetical Index to Irish Surnames
From a sad, comfortless childhood Giles Truelove developed into a reclusive and uncommunicative man whose sole passion was books. For so long they were the only meaning to his existence. But when fate eventually intervened to have the outside world intrude upon his life, he began to discover emotions that he never knew he had.
A touching story for the genuine booklover, written by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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