The distinguished surname lamplay is derived from "Lamplugh," the name of a parish in the English county of Cumberland
. The name thus refers to "one who came from Lamplugh."
Early Origins of the lamplay family
The surname lamplay was first found in Cumberland
, on the Scottish-English borders where the family trace back to the time of Henry II. "A race of valourous gentlemen successively for their worthyness knyghted in the field, all of most of them." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the lamplay family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lamplay research.Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1090, 1419, 1433, 1465, 1538, 1546, 1549, 1556, 1560, 1614, 1688, 1615, 1691, 1656, 1737, 1702 and 1708 are included under the topic Early lamplay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
lamplay Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lamplugh, Lampley, Lamply, Lamplue, Lamphier and others.
Early Notables of the lamplay family (pre 1700)
Migration of the lamplay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Lamply, who arrived in St. Christopher in 1635; John Lamply, who settled in Barbados in 1680 with his wife, child, and servants, William B. Lamphier, who arrived in Providence, Rhode Island in 1837.