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lacke is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived beside or close to a lake. The surname lacke originally derived from the Old English word lacu which meant lake. lacke is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree.

lacke Early Origins



The surname lacke was first found in Oxfordshire 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.

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lacke Spelling Variations


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lacke Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the lacke family name include Lake, Lacke and others.

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lacke Early History


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lacke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lacke research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1263, 1656, 1640, 1624, 1689, 1682, 1684, 1684, 1685, 1685, 1689, 1567, 1630, 1609, 1680, 1660 and 1679 are included under the topic Early lacke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lacke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lacke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include John Lake (1624-1689) English clerdyman, Bishop of Sodor and Man (1682-1684), Bishop of Bristol (1684-1685) and Bishop of Chichester (1685-1689), one of the seven bishops imprisoned in the Tower of London by...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lacke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lacke In Ireland


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lacke In Ireland



Some of the lacke family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the lacke surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

lacke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Lacke, who arrived in Virginia in 1651
  • William Lacke, who landed in Virginia in 1654

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    11. ...

    The lacke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lacke 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 February 2016 at 14:54.

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