The origins of the lamis name come from when the Anglo-Saxon
tribes ruled over Britain. The name lamis was originally derived from a family having lived in the parish of Lammas in the dioceses of Norwich which was registered in the Domesday Book
of 1086, as the holding of Ralph de Beaufour. This place-name may also be associated with the village of Lamarsh in the county of Essex
. Lamarsh was recorded as a thriving farming community on lands held by Ranulf Peverel.
Early Origins of the lamis family
The surname lamis was first found in Norfolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the lamis family
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lamis Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname lamis include Lammas, Lamas, Lammass, Lammasse, Lammesse, Lamnesse, Lammers, Lammis, Lamis and many more.
Early Notables of the lamis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lamis family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
lamis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Lamis to Sacramento in 1867