Early Origins of the lancelot family
Leicestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the lancelot family
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lancelot Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the lancelot family name include Lanelot, Lancylot, Lancelot, Lanselot and others.
Early Notables of the lancelot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lancelot family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the lancelot surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
lancelot Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
lancelot Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name lancelot (post 1700)
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