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Lamey Early Origins



The surname Lamey was first found in Sussex, where a Norman noble was granted lands.

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Lamey Spelling Variations


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Lamey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lambie, Lamby, L'Ami, Lammie, L'Amy, Lampe and others.

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Lamey Early History


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Lamey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lamey research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1281 and 1302 are included under the topic Early Lamey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lamey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lamey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lamey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Lambi, who settled in Philadelphia in 1874; Joshua Lamby settled in Barbados in 1663; Adam and Marg Lamby arrived in Texas in 1848.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lamey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lamey (post 1700)



  • Bob Lamey (b. 1938), American sportscaster
  • Nathan Lamey (b. 1980), English footballer from Leeds
  • Terry Lamey (b. 1977), Australian former professional rugby league footballer
  • William Hugh "Bill" Lamey (1914-1991), Canadian Cape Breton fiddler
  • Hubertus Lamey (1896-1981), German Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Michael Lamey (b. 1979), Dutch professional footballer
  • Kevin Andre Lamey (b. 1975), Jamaican footballer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Per varios casus
Motto Translation: By various fortunes.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    6. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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