name lammas come from when the family resided in the parish of Lammas in the dioceses of Norwich which was registered in the
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
. Lamarsh was recorded as a thriving farming community on lands held by Ranulf Peverel.
from ancient times.
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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.