The name lamputt is of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from when the family lived in a region of Lampet
. The surname lamputt was adopted in England
after the Norman Conquest
of 1066. lamputt is a habitation
name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local
names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
Early Origins of the lamputt family
The surname lamputt was first found in Suffolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the lamputt family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lamputt research.Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1332, 1356, 1384, 1444, 1621 and 1662 are included under the topic Early lamputt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
lamputt Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like lamputt are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name lamputt include: Lampet, Lampett, Lampit, Lampitt, Lampart, Lampert and many more.
Early Notables of the lamputt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lamputt family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name lamputt or a variant listed above: W. Lampart, who sailed to Virginia in 1665; and Adam and John Lampart to Pennsylvania in 1764.