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Where did the German Lonis family come from? What is the German Lonis family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lonis family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lonis family history?The distinguished surname Lonis is of German origin. It is derived from the German personal name "Apollonius," which is itself derived from "Apollo," the name of the Greek god of the arts, archery, and divination. The surname was probably originally used to indicate "a son of Apollonius."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lohnes, Löhnes, Lonis, Lönis, Lönnies, Lonas and many more.
First found in Westphalia, where the surname Lonis was thought to have originated. The young Lonis family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of medieval Westphalian society. An early record mentions der Lönis zu Mülhausen in a document that dates back to 1350.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lonis research. Another 174 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1410, 1755, and 1810 are included under the topic Early Lonis History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 34 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lonis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Lohnes and his wife Anna Barbara Kahl, who emigrated from Hessen to Nova Scotia with their five children in 1750; Georg Lohnes, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1772.
The Lonis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lonis 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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