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Where did the English Luton family come from? What is the English Luton family crest and coat of arms? When did the Luton family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Luton family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Luton, Luthon, Leuton, Leueton, Lewton, Louton and many more.
First found in county Bedfordshire, at Luton, once home of Luton Castle, a 12th-century castle, a timber motte-and-bailey structure built in 1139 but demolished in 1154. An excavation in 2002, revealed a steep ditch. Today Luton is a large town and unitary authority of Bedfordshire, but in the area Paleolithic encampments (about 250,000 years old) have been found. About the 6th century, it was a Saxon outpost on the River Lea. Luton is recorded in the Domesday Book  as Loitone and also as Lintone.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luton research. Another 161 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1206, 1238, 1240 and 1253 are included under the topic Early Luton History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Luton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Luton Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- William Luton, who settled in Virginia in 1675
Luton Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- John W. Luton, who arrived in Montana in 1893
- Cherry Luton, aged 0, who landed in America, in 1894
- Ethelbert Luton, aged 1, who settled in America, in 1894
- Mrs. C.A. Luton, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
Luton Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- John Luton, aged 10, who landed in America from Wales, in 1902
- Ann Luton, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States, in 1902
- Ann Luton, aged 50, who landed in America from Wales, in 1902
- Lena Luton, aged 27, who emigrated to America, in 1905
- Arthur William Luton, aged 26, who settled in America from Bath, England, in 1922
- Frank Harper Luton, psychiatrist, Tennessee
- Shelton Luton (b. 1906), judge, Tennessee
- Major-General Robert Marsden Luton (b. 1890), Director Medical Services Canadian Military Headquarters, England (1939-1946)
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The Luton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Luton 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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