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lacomb Early Origins



The surname lacomb was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1576 when they held estates in that shire.

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lacomb Spelling Variations


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lacomb Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name lacomb include Larcombe, Larcomb, Larkom, Larcom, Larcum, Larkham, Larcumb, Larcumbe, Lacombe, Lacom, Lacomb, Lacum, Lacumb and many more.

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lacomb Early History


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lacomb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lacomb research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1602 and 1669 are included under the topic Early lacomb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lacomb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lacomb Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lacomb 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



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name lacomb or a variant listed above:

lacomb Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Georges Lacomb, aged 21, originally from Paris, who arrived in New York in 1901 aboard the ship "L'Aquitaine" from Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFJL-PJF : 6 December 2014), Georges Lacomb, 24 Aug 1901; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name L'Aquitaine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Lacomb, aged 40, originally from Ecuador, who arrived in New York in 1903 aboard the ship "Yucatan" from Colon [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF5V-6ZQ : 6 December 2014), John Lacomb, 30 Apr 1903; citing departure port Colon, arrival port New York, ship name Yucatan, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • L. Lacomb, aged 35, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Lake Gaither" from St. Thomas and Brazilian Ports [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J68M-WMC : 6 December 2014), L. Lacomb, 18 Jun 1920; citing departure port St. Thomas and Brazilian Ports, arrival port New York, ship name Lake Gaither, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFJL-PJF : 6 December 2014), Georges Lacomb, 24 Aug 1901; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name L'Aquitaine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF5V-6ZQ : 6 December 2014), John Lacomb, 30 Apr 1903; citing departure port Colon, arrival port New York, ship name Yucatan, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J68M-WMC : 6 December 2014), L. Lacomb, 18 Jun 1920; citing departure port St. Thomas and Brazilian Ports, arrival port New York, ship name Lake Gaither, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The lacomb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lacomb 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 24 January 2017 at 09:04.

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