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The name lady finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a person who worked as a servant of a noble lady. The surname lady belongs to the category of occupational names which associates a specific labor activity to an individual. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries.

lady Early Origins



The surname lady was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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lady Spelling Variations


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lady Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. lady has been recorded under many different variations, including Ladyman, Ledyman, Ladymen, Laudyman, Lauediman and many more.

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lady Early History


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lady Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lady research. Another 389 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1296, 1379, 1397, 1399, 1581, 1625, 1670, 1700, and 1787 are included under the topic Early lady History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lady Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lady Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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lady In Ireland


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lady In Ireland



Some of the lady family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lady Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ann Lady, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Eleanor" in 1834
  • Catharine Lady, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Eleanor" in 1834
  • Isabell Lady, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Eleanor" in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name lady (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lady (post 1700)



  • Wendell E. Lady, American Republican politician, Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1979-82 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elaine Lady, American Republican politician, Candidate for Maryland State Senate District 3-A, 1970 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The lady Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lady 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 1 February 2016 at 09:31.

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