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landeike Early Origins



The surname landeike was first found in Cardigan (Welsh: Sir Aberteifi), the former Kingdom of Ceredigion, created as a county in 1282 by Edward I, and located on the West coast of Wales, where they held a family seat. The Celtic resistance north and south along the border of Wales and England was considerably increased after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The Normans met more resistance from the Welsh than in the rest of England. The Welsh fought from behind their hills and mountains and tenaciously held their ground. Finally, Edward 1st, to placate this founding nation, conferred the principality of Wales upon his eldest son, who became Edward II. This brought Wales into England as an equal while the King was alive, and integral part of the royal title when on the throne. Edward III confirmed and all Princes of Wales were presented to the Welsh people at Caernarvon Castle. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Welsh surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1447 when they held estates in that shire.

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landeike Spelling Variations


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landeike Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Landeck, Landegge, Landegg, Landeth, Landeike, Landigg, Llandegg, Landecke and many more.

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landeike Early History


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landeike Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our landeike research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early landeike History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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landeike Early Notables (pre 1700)


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landeike Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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