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The ancestors of the bearers of the lakes family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found beside or close to a lake. The surname lakes originally derived from the Old English word lacu which meant lake. lakes 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.

lakes Early Origins



The surname lakes 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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lakes Spelling Variations


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lakes 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 lakes include Lake, Lacke and others.

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lakes Early History


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lakes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lakes 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 lakes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lakes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lakes 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 lakes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lakes In Ireland


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lakes In Ireland



Some of the lakes 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



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 lakes or a variant listed above:

lakes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Denis Lakes, aged 57, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "La Bretagne" from Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YM-C2J : 6 December 2014), Denis Lakes, 24 Jul 1893; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Bretagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Harold Lakes, aged 6, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Etruria" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J61C-52V : 6 December 2014), Harold Lakes, 14 Oct 1893; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Etruria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Albert W. Lakes, aged 45, arrived in New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Umbria" from Liverpool & Queenstown [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX77-L3J : 6 December 2014), Albert W. Lakes, 20 Jul 1896; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Robert Lakes, aged 38, originally from London, arrived in New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Teutonic" from Liverpool, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXQ4-H6J : 6 December 2014), Robert Lakes, 19 Mar 1896; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Teutonic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

lakes Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Nicolasito Lakes, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Maracaibo" from Mayaguez, P.R., Maracaibo, Curacao [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67M-J66 : 6 December 2014), Nicolasito Lakes, 06 Apr 1919; citing departure port Mayaguez, P.R., Maracaibo, Curacao, arrival port New York, ship name Maracaibo, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Nicolas Lakes, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Mariana" from Guanica, Puerto Rico [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZL-G3G : 6 December 2014), Nicolas Lakes, 12 Jun 1920; citing departure port Guanica, Puerto Rico, arrival port New York, ship name Mariana, 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:J6YM-C2J : 6 December 2014), Denis Lakes, 24 Jul 1893; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Bretagne, 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:J61C-52V : 6 December 2014), Harold Lakes, 14 Oct 1893; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Etruria, 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:JX77-L3J : 6 December 2014), Albert W. Lakes, 20 Jul 1896; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXQ4-H6J : 6 December 2014), Robert Lakes, 19 Mar 1896; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Teutonic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67M-J66 : 6 December 2014), Nicolasito Lakes, 06 Apr 1919; citing departure port Mayaguez, P.R., Maracaibo, Curacao, arrival port New York, ship name Maracaibo, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZL-G3G : 6 December 2014), Nicolas Lakes, 12 Jun 1920; citing departure port Guanica, Puerto Rico, arrival port New York, ship name Mariana, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

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  3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The lakes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lakes 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.

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