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lammas History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name lammas come from when the family resided 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 lammas family


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

Early History of the lammas family


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lammas 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. lammas has been recorded under many different variations, including Lammas, Lamas, Lammass, Lammasse, Lammesse, Lamnesse, Lammers, Lammis, Lamis and many more.

Early Notables of the lammas family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the lammas family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lammas Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Lammas, aged 20, a blacksmith, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oliver Lang" in 1856

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