Although generally considered to be a Perthshire
family, the Lothien surname is a habitational name derived from the place Loudoun near Cunningham in Ayrshire.
Early Origins of the Lothien family
The surname Lothien was first found in Perthshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Lothien family
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Lothien Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Lothien family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lothien family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Lowden, who settled in Virginia in 1635; Augustine Lowden, who arrived in New England
in 1660; Edward Lowden, a servant sent to Nevis in 1661; James Lowden, who arrived in Maryland in 1668.