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The distinguished surname lamplue 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."
The surname lamplue 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." 
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lamplugh, Lampley, Lamply, Lamplue, Lamphier and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lamplue research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1090, 1419, 1433, 1465, 1538, 1546, 1549, 1556, 1560, 1614, 1688, 1615 and 1691 are included under the topic Early lamplue History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 215 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lamplue Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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.
The lamplue Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lamplue 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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