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Where did the English Leaman family come from? What is the English Leaman family crest and coat of arms? When did the Leaman family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Leaman family history?The history of the name Leaman begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Leman, which was taken from the personal name Liefman.
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Leaman has been recorded under many different variations, including Leaman, Leamen, Leman, Lemon, Lemmon, Leemon, Limon and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leaman research. Another 165 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1185, 1616, 1616, 1st , 1667, 1645, 1660, 1637, 1701, 1690 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Leaman History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 113 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leaman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Leaman family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words(7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Leaman or a variant listed above:
Leaman Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Leaman Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Leaman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leaman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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