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Where did the English Lundin family come from? What is the English Lundin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lundin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lundin family history?The ancient roots of the Lundin family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Lundin comes from when the family lived in the region of London. Lundin is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Lundin has appeared include London, Londen, Lunnen, Lundin, Lunden, Londoner, Londner and many more.
First found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lundin research. Another 276 words(20 lines of text) covering the year 1214 is included under the topic Early Lundin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Lundin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Lundin arrived in North America very early:
Lundin Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Lundin Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Lundin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lundin 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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